http://www.perlmonks.org?node_id=233782

Item Description: routines to display tabular data in several formats.

Review Synopsis:

I found this module when I was looking for a solution to easily and intelligently format some data in text-based tables in an e-mail message. After a lot of wrestling, I'm here to report that Data::ShowTable was not a good choice for this. Here's why:

Since then, I've learned about a module named Text::FormatTable. If I need to address the same problem space instead, I'll try this module instead.

To it's credit Data::ShowTable seems well written and has some decent features. However, after my various annoyances with it, I've come to feel it's no longer being developed by anyone because there is a better solution out there.