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From: Greg Minshall <minshall@umich.edu>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: form-like process for entering rows in an org-mode table?
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 06:33:02 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <533058.1664335982@archlinux> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YzNuFexoypSLlNYo@protected.localdomain>

Jean Louis,

> * Greg Minshall <minshall@umich.edu> [2022-07-22 19:14]:
> > hi.  does anyone have any code, or know of any existing package, that
> > would allow for some sort of form-like (or "transient"-like) interface
> > for adding rows to an org-mode table?  in particular, that provides some
> > sort of =completing-read= interface for a given set of choices for a
> > given column, etc.
> I have total understanding for this use case, as I do similar all the
> time. Just that I don't use Org tables, I use database tables.

the project that needs this has been on the back-burner for a while,
but, for the record, i have looked at "Column View" as a possible
replacement for "org tables as a database".  in addition to a
completing-read interface, column view gives the opportunity to add
descriptive text to a row -- i.e., just the regular, non-property,
content under a headline -- which is very nice.  but, i haven't played
with it enough to see how well it will fit my "needs".

cheers, Greg

  reply	other threads:[~2022-09-28  3:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-07-22 16:12 form-like process for entering rows in an org-mode table? Greg Minshall
2022-09-27 21:41 ` Jean Louis
2022-09-28  3:33   ` Greg Minshall [this message]
2022-09-28  9:23     ` Jean Louis
2022-09-29  7:51       ` Greg Minshall
2022-09-29 12:04         ` Quiliro Ordóñez

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