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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: andrea.rossetti@gmail.com
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: problems while editing in org-columns mode
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:19:50 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3CE9536D-6F8C-4656-A4BB-7DD6060332D8@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8438moi69y.fsf@gmail.com>

Hi Andrea,

I have fixed problem A.  Problem B has to do with the fact that the property search function does not find a property with an empty value.  I need to look into this some more.

- Carsten
On Nov 22, 2013, at 8:30 PM, andrea.rossetti@gmail.com wrote:

> 
> Hello everyone,
> 
>  I get some unexpected behaviour in org-column mode on my
> workstation (Emacs 24.3, org-version 8.2.2, Win 7 64 bit).
> May I ask support in order to understand:
> 
> - if this is reproducible for you as well
> - if it is actually a bug, or a mess on my local installation,
>  or if I misunderstood how to use org-column properly
> 
>  Thanks in advance to anyone patient enough to read this
> and give it a try. Kindest regards, Andrea.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> HOW TO REPRODUCE PROBLEM A:
> 
> 1) create an example Org file like this:
> 
> * myproject
> ** mytask1
> ** mytask2
> 
> 2) click on the word "myproject", C-c C-x C-c to enable
> column view
> 
> 3) M-S-<right>, then answer the wizard questions:
> property=cost, title=cost, width=8, summary=add_numbers
> 
> 4) now click on the word "myproject", type q to leave
> org-columns mode
> 
> 5) you will see that in the first row of the buffer
> a new line appears:
> 
> #+COLUMNS: %25ITEM %8cost %TODO %3PRIORITY %TAGS
> 
>  I expected "%8cost{+}" instead of "%8cost". Even
> if f I change manually "%8cost" to "%8cost{+}" the
> automatic sums (cost of myproject sums cost of
> mytask1+mytask2) still don't work.
> 
>  The sums work properly if I remove the entire
> #+COLUMNS statement and add to the :PROPERTIES: of
> row "myproject" the following property:
> 
> :COLUMNS: %25ITEM %8cost{+} %TODO %3PRIORITY %TAGS
> 
> 
> 
> HOW TO REPRODUCE PROBLEM B:
> 
> 1, 2, 3) same steps than problem A
> 
> 4) go on row "mytask1" column "cost", type "e" to edit
> the value, set it to 1234, type RET
> 
> 5) type "e" and change the proposed value 1234 into
> the empty string, then type RET 
> 
> 6) type "e" and set the value to 3456, then type RET
> 
> 7) go on row "mytask1", type TAB to see the properties:
> you will see that the properties are now:
> 
>   :PROPERTIES:
>   :cost: 
>   :cost:     3456
>   :END:
> 
> (I did not expect that empty :cost: column)
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2013-11-26 12:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-11-22 19:30 andrea.rossetti
2013-11-26 12:19 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2014-04-24 13:12   ` Andrea Rossetti
2014-05-30  7:16     ` Bastien
2014-05-31 14:35       ` Andrea Rossetti
2014-06-02 17:38         ` Bastien

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