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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
Cc: nicholas.dokos@hp.com, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Tom <adatgyujto@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Table formula changes are not always necessary when moving rows
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:15:47 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7997.1300371347@alphaville.dokosmarshall.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com> of "Thu, 17 Mar 2011 07:03:29 BST." <B3DE5F6C-F4A2-45F2-A055-C8A4C6572507@gmail.com>

Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> On 28.2.2011, at 12:43, Tom wrote:
> 
> > I have a table in which I sum the values of all rows in the last
> > row: vsum(@1..@-I-1). The problem is when move a row with M-up
> > before the first row (e.g. I press M-up on the second row) then
> > org modifies this formula to vsum(@2..@-I-1).
> 
> 
> Hi Tom,
> 
> I have thought a bit more about this issue.  I do agree that,
> in particular when specifying ranges, it may not always
> desirable to have the formulas automatically adapt when
> rows and columns are swapped.
> 
> I have just pushed a change that makes $< and @< refer in
> a stable way to the first column and row, respectively.
> You can also use @<<< to mean the second row and @>>
> the second to last row.
> 

I hope you mean @<< above: otherwise the symmetry is spoiled :-)

> I hope this will prove to be useful for such cases.
> 
> Regards
> 
> P.S. Nick (Dokos), I also added them to get the symmetry with
> the @> and $> references :)
> 
And a thing of beauty it is, too! ;-)

Much appreciated,
Nick

  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-03-17 14:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-02-28 11:43 Tom
2011-03-05 22:40 ` Bastien
2011-03-07 17:53 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-03-07 18:38   ` Tom
2011-03-17  6:03 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-03-17 10:02   ` Christian Moe
2011-03-17 11:23     ` Carsten Dominik
2011-03-17 14:15   ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2011-03-20  8:48   ` Achim Gratz
2011-03-20  9:06     ` Carsten Dominik

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