From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Stephan Schmitt <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Spreadsheet bug?
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 06:31:18 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <24CB4D3A-64EE-4E9A-A00B-9C58591C6299@gmail.com> (raw)
On Jul 24, 2009, at 11:20 AM, Stephan Schmitt wrote:
> Andreas Burtzlaff wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 02:29:30 +0200 meingbg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> | a | b | c |
>>>> | a | 2 | 2 |
>>>> | b | 3 | 7 |
>>>> | c | -3 | 4 |
>>>> | d | 5 | 9 |
>>>> #+TBLFM: $3=$2+@-1::@2$3=$2
>> If @2$3 is manually set to 2 in the table, then the formulas produce
>> the expected outcome. So, the problem seems to be the order of
>> execution. If column c is cleared and the formulas are executed, @2$3
>> is read to be 0 for the summation and is set to 2 only afterwards.
>> Swapping the order in the TBLFM line doesn't help.
>> Is the order something like field formulas after column formulas?
>> Any chance to influence that?
> Evaluating the field formulas before the column formulas is in
> general a bad
> idea. Results of the field formulas will always be overwritten by
> the column
> formulas (if there is a conflict).
When recomputing a table, Org evaluates field formulas first.
Then it does the column formulas, but never overwrites a field
that was filled with a field formula.
As mentioned elsewhere in this thread
> Here you need to evaluate the spreadsheet twice to yield the
> intended result (I
> get a 5 in field @2$3).
Indeed, this is what is needed here.
> From info:org:Updating the table:
>> `C-u C-u C-c *'
>> `C-u C-u C-c C-c'
>> Iterate the table by recomputing it until no further changes
>> This may be necessary if some computed fields use the value of
>> other fields that are computed later in the calculation sequence.
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2009-07-24 9:20 ` Spreadsheet bug? Stephan Schmitt
2009-08-03 4:31 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-07-23 10:17 meingbg
2009-07-23 10:39 ` Andreas Burtzlaff
2009-07-24 15:20 ` meingbg
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2009-07-23 0:29 meingbg
2009-07-23 9:04 ` Andreas Burtzlaff
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