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From: Hsiu-Khuern Tang <hsiu-khuern.tang@hp.com>
To: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Sorting a column of inactive dates
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 10:37:57 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20090206183757.GX28304@hplhtang1> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <A56818D9-C773-406B-8CA7-0DE9863B4DDE@uva.nl>

* On Fri 03:53PM +0000, 06 Feb 2009, Carsten Dominik (dominik@science.uva.nl) wrote:
> 
> On Feb 3, 2009, at 1:06 AM, Hsiu-Khuern Tang wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a table where one column consists of inactive dates, such as  
> > this:
> >
> >   | Date             | OK? |
> >   |------------------+-----|
> >   | [2009-01-30 Fri] | x   |
> >   | [2009-01-27 Tue] | x   |
> >   | [2009-01-28 Wed] | x   |
> >
> > I can't sort the table by that column.  If I change the dates to  
> > active, then
> > sorting (by time) works fine.  Is this behavior intentional?
> 
> 
> Yes, intentional, because the same routine also does sorting of
> entries and should prefer active time stamps.  However, I realize that
> we can still look for an inactive time stamp when no active one can be
> found.   I just pushed this change.

Thank you for this change; it works great!

-- 
Best,
Hsiu-Khuern.

      reply	other threads:[~2009-02-06 18:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-03  0:06 Hsiu-Khuern Tang
2009-02-06 15:53 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-06 18:37   ` Hsiu-Khuern Tang [this message]

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