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From: Nick Dokos <ndokos@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: how to document/comment a complex org table formula
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:19:45 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <874kd4y2vy.fsf@alphaville.usersys.redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875yxpb7el.fsf@mat.ucm.es>

Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> writes:

>>>> "GdaO" == General discussions about Org-mode <CHARPENTIER> writes:
>> Limbic answer : 
>>   - create an emacs-lisp function doing what you want
>>   - comment /ad libitum/
>>   - call this function in your spreadsheet.
> I hoped such a function already existed and somebody would point it out
> to me (I searched the package-list-package list but nothing came up)

IIUC, the function would replace the formula, so it's really the
formula in a different guise, similar to what Eric F. was talking
about: implementing the formula as a source block. Both of them put
the code in some other place, where there is space to add comments.
IOW, it's not a general-purpose function. But I may be misconstruing
what Emmanuel was suggesting.


"There are only two hard problems in computer science: cache
invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors." -Martin Fowler

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-08 20:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-05  5:31 CHARPENTIER Emmanuel via General discussions about Org-mode.
2021-07-05  6:29 ` Uwe Brauer
2021-07-08 20:19   ` Nick Dokos [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-07-04 19:14 Uwe Brauer
2021-07-05 14:13 ` Eric S Fraga
2021-07-05 14:45   ` Uwe Brauer
2021-07-05 14:55   ` Tim Visher
2021-07-05 15:20     ` Jude DaShiell
2021-07-05 17:10       ` Uwe Brauer
2021-07-05 17:24         ` Jude DaShiell
2021-07-05 15:39     ` Eric S Fraga
2021-07-05 17:08     ` Uwe Brauer
2021-07-05 17:12 ` Karl Voit
2021-07-05 19:35   ` Uwe Brauer

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