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Normally org-capture lets one insert a templated subtree somewhere into an existing Org file or tree node.

Is it possible to use org-capture to instead add a row to an existing Org-mode table?

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Yes, it is. For example, with this org file:

* my table
| blah  | blah |

And this elisp:

(custom-set-variables
 '(org-capture-templates
   (quote
    (("t" "Table" table-line
      (file+headline "" "my table")
      "|%?| Blah |")))))

I can run org-capture and it appends a line to the table.

If it doesn't find your org file, you may need to replace the "" in the file+headline form with a file path (I don't remember what the "" defaults to, but it finds my main org-mode file).

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