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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Michael Brand <michael.brand@alumni.ethz.ch>
Cc: Org-Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Re: Can't import a remote reference to a whole column in orgtbl
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 07:15:24 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <78F3D228-8E40-49AC-A58C-510AB9031203@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4BBA2B48.4080801@alumni.ethz.ch>

Hi Michael,

this is neat, but still kind of hard to do, because you have to put  
all these formulas there by hand.  I am skipping this for the manual -  
maybe you'd like to put this into org-hacks, or into the FAQ on Worg?



On Apr 5, 2010, at 8:26 PM, Michael Brand wrote:
> -@noindent For the second example, table FOO must have at least as  
> many rows
> -as the current table.  Inefficient@footnote{The computation time  
> scales as
> -O(N^2) because table FOO is parsed for each field to be copied.}  
> for large
> -number of rows.

"At least" because you can also put a partial column into a shorter  
in the new table.

- Carsten

> +@noindent For the second example, table FOO should have at least as  
> many rows
> +as the current table to avoid orphaned fields.   
> Inefficient@footnote{The
> +computation time scales as O(N^2) because table FOO is parsed for  
> each field
> +to be copied.} for large number of rows.  For the third example,  
> table FOO
> +should have at least as many columns as the current table has rows  
> to avoid
> +orphaned fields.  By applying this column formula to each column an  
> entire
> +table can be transposed.  Inefficient in the same way as the second  
> example.
> @subsubheading Named references
> @cindex named references
> --- a/ORGWEBPAGE/Changes.org
> +++ b/ORGWEBPAGE/Changes.org
> @@ -437,8 +437,10 @@ respectively.  These can be useful in so
> example, to sequentially number the fields in a column, use
> ~=@#~ as column equation.
> -One application is to copy a column from a different table.  See
> -the manual for details.
> +Other applications are to copy a column from a different table to a
> +column, to copy a row from a different table transposed to a column
> +or to copy an entire table while transposing it.  See the manual for
> +details.
> Thanks to Michael Brand for this feature.
> ======================================================================

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2010-04-06  6:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-02-26  0:43 Can't import a remote reference to a whole column in orgtbl Ismael Barros²
2010-02-26  0:54 ` Ismael Barros²
2010-02-26  9:27   ` Giovanni Ridolfi
2010-04-03 17:24     ` Ismael Barros²
2010-04-04  6:47       ` Carsten Dominik
2010-04-04 19:02         ` Michael Brand
2010-04-04 20:08           ` Carsten Dominik
2010-04-05  6:11             ` Michael Brand
2010-04-05  6:48               ` Carsten Dominik
2010-04-05 18:26                 ` Michael Brand
2010-04-06  5:15                   ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2010-04-07 19:55                     ` Michael Brand
2011-11-01 21:14                       ` [Orgmode] " Nick Dokos
2011-11-01 21:23                       ` Nick Dokos

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