From: Stephan Schmitt <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Andrew Stribblehill <email@example.com> Subject: Re: $LR syntax in tables Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:45:51 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <4A82F1BF.firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <4A82F026.email@example.com> Stephan wrote: > > 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 > p.p.s. forgot to say: you must evaluate the formulas twice (C-u C-u C-c C-*) | Budget | 640 | 640 | | Some expense | -165 | 475 | #+TBLFM: $3=@-1+$2::@1$3=@1$2
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-08-12 16:53 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 2009-08-12 16:45 ` Stephan Schmitt [this message] 2009-08-12 15:01 Andrew Stribblehill
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