From: Stephan Schmitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com, Andrew Stribblehill <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: $LR syntax in tables Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:39:02 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <4A82F026.email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <4A82EBF5.firstname.lastname@example.org> Stephan wrote: > Andrew wrote: >> I'm afraid I can't quite wrap my head around this puzzle. I have a >> little table: >> >> | Budget | 640 | 640 | >> | Some expense | -165 | 475 | >> #+TBLFM: $3=$LR3+$2 >> >> So col C is supposed to add the previous line's col C to the current >> line's col B. >> >> However, it seems that $LR3 is referring to the _subsequent_ line not >> the previous one. Is there a bug or just my misunderstanding? >> >> Thanks. > > Hi Andrew, > > what you need is this: > > | | | 0 | > | Budget | 640 | 640 | > | Some expense | -165 | 475 | > #+TBLFM: $3=@-1+$2::@1$3=0 > > the LR-reference is for the last, that is, the bottom row. > > You need the first row and the field formula for C1 in order to > initialize the cumulative sum properly. > > hth, > Stephan > p.s. another solution would be: | Budget | 640 | 640 | | Some expense | -165 | -165 | #+TBLFM: $3=@-1+$2::@1$3=@1$2 Greetings, Stephan
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-08-12 16:47 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top [not found] <20090812160618.A958E30520@mailhost.cs.tu-berlin.de> 2009-08-12 16:21 ` Stephan Schmitt 2009-08-12 16:39 ` Stephan Schmitt [this message] 2009-08-12 16:45 ` Stephan Schmitt 2009-08-12 15:01 Andrew Stribblehill
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