From: Nicolas Goaziou <email@example.com>
To: Kyle Meyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Marco Wahl <email@example.com>,
Yu Han Quek <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Subject: Re: Bug: org-table-insert-column edits formulas wrongly [9.3 (release_9.3 @ /usr/local/Cellar/emacs-plus/HEAD-9d38564/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)]
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:05:22 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Eric S. Fraga's message of "Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:29:21 +0100")
Eric S Fraga <email@example.com> writes:
> On Monday, 30 Mar 2020 at 23:22, Kyle Meyer wrote:
>> It looks like the documentation became stale with b8d473a04 (org-table:
>> Insert new column to the right instead of the left, 2017-11-19). Thanks
>> for updating it.
> Annoyingly, I would have preferred to have the column inserted to the
> left of the current column as this would be consistent with the
> insertion of rows. It gets me every time I try to insert a column as I
> then have to shift columns. And there's no way to insert a column at
> the beginning of the row easily. Whereas adding a new column to the end
> is trivial: type anything after the last |.
> Could we leave the documentation as it is and change the behaviour?
Well, since I apparently made the change, I have to speak for it.
When one presses M-S-Right in order to create a new column, I think
a reasonable expectation is :
1. to move point to the right,
2. to move point in the newly created column.
Consequently, a reasonable expectation is to create the column to the
Note that adding a column to the beginning of the row is easy: just type
"|" near the beginning of the first cell.
Does that make sense?
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-03-31 14:05 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2020-03-30 16:04 Bug: org-table-insert-column edits formulas wrongly [9.3 (release_9.3 @ /usr/local/Cellar/emacs-plus/HEAD-9d38564/share/emacs/28.0.50/lisp/org/)] Yu Han Quek
2020-03-30 21:38 ` Marco Wahl
2020-03-30 23:22 ` Kyle Meyer
2020-03-31 10:29 ` Eric S Fraga
2020-03-31 14:05 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2020-03-31 14:35 ` Julius Dittmar
2020-03-31 14:54 ` Eric S Fraga
2020-03-31 20:09 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-04-01 10:49 ` Marco Wahl
2020-04-01 13:24 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-04-01 14:12 ` Carsten Dominik
2020-04-01 17:51 ` Marco Wahl
2020-04-01 18:54 ` Carsten Dominik
2020-04-17 17:44 ` Marco Wahl
2020-04-17 17:58 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-04-17 22:51 ` Marco Wahl
2020-04-18 11:23 ` Eric S Fraga
2020-04-18 14:30 ` Marco Wahl
2020-04-20 8:21 ` Eric S Fraga
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