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From: Subhan Michael Tindall <SubhanT@familycareinc.org>
To: "'emacs-orgmode@gnu.org'" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Table block help
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:19:03 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7c3fd217ab9c47d8a7a67d8b8c0b39ae@fcmailsvr2.familycareinc.org> (raw)

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How does emacs choose what special editor (or if one exists) to call when running org-edit-special at point?

I work a lot with data in tables in my org files, and often have tables hundreds of lines long that are often pasted in ascii and converted to org tables using C-c |
I generally want the tables to start out folded, which I currently accomplish by wrapping them in a #+BEGIN_TABLE/#+END_TABLE block
I'd love to be able to pop them out into a separate frame for editing using C-c ' (org-edit-special), remaining in org mode the whole time.
I DON"T want to call the formula editor with C-c ', even if I'm within the table itself. I could live with this as long as I can jump to start of line and pop out into a special buffer.
It looks like I should be looking toward org-edit-src-code, but it does not appear to be easily configurable for new/different language types.
A more advanced solution would be to pop the table out into a specialized table-editing minor mode, org major mode with some specialized keybindings to assist in editing the tables.

Any ideas? Any quick solutions?


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2014-12-16 19:19 Subhan Michael Tindall [this message]
2014-12-16 19:34 ` Table block help Thomas S. Dye

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