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From: Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: TODO or checkboxes in org tables
Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 21:33:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878sia3ze2.fsf@mat.ucm.es> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 1A60895F-3208-44E8-8FC8-A1E62CE00BCE@axelkielhorn.de

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>>> "AK" == Axel Kielhorn <org-mode@axelkielhorn.de> writes:

Hi Alex,

I am not sure my first answer made it, so I apologize for a possible

   > Hi Uwe,
   >> I have an orgtable with a lot of useful information, I would like to add
   >> a column either for TODOS or checkboxes but it seems not work any idea
   >> whether such an addon package exist or any change that such a feature
   >> will be implemented?

   > I use a different approach.
   > I store the information in a normal org structure with TODO keywords.
   > I hide the checkboxes (and other meta information) in a drawer.

I thought about this as well, but the table is an import form an excel
documente and contains a row of 70 different persons, so to transform
this to a normal org structure would require some work, I presume.

In any case, thanks for you example I will try it out. 
   > From this I generate a column view to present the information in a table.

   > You can generate different column views from the same data set.
   > I used the second version for years but recently discovered the :match argument.
   > If you mark the actual data as :noexport: only the table will be printed.

A last question, which the command to generate the table
org-insert-dblock:columnview ?



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  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-02 19:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-01 20:28 TODO or checkboxes in org tables Uwe Brauer
2020-05-02  8:46 ` Axel Kielhorn
2020-05-02 19:33   ` Uwe Brauer [this message]
2020-05-03  7:05     ` Axel Kielhorn
2020-05-07 17:05       ` Uwe Brauer
2020-05-08  4:37         ` Axel Kielhorn
2020-05-08  9:21           ` Uwe Brauer

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