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From: "Loris Bennett" <loris.bennett@fu-berlin.de>
To: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Handling conversion of fields with spaces to tables
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 08:09:08 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fsr4zyaz.fsf@hornfels.zedat.fu-berlin.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87o85thipu.fsf@ucl.ac.uk> (Eric S. Fraga's message of "Mon, 6 Dec 2021 15:10:53 +0000")

Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> On Monday,  6 Dec 2021 at 15:43, Loris Bennett wrote:
>> That's solves the problem of the field being split, but gives me the new
>> problem that the output is no longer a table :-)
>
> Ah, yes, sorry: you need to have each line of the output start with a
> "|" as well.  If your external script can do that, it should work.
>
> As in:
>
>   #+BEGIN_SRC sh :results output raw
>   echo "|marie|Curie|123"
>   echo "|louis|De Broglie|456"
>   #+END_SRC
>
>   #+RESULTS:
>   | marie | Curie      | 123 |
>   | louis | De Broglie | 456 |

For what ever reason, the external script has an option to add "|" at
the end of each line, but not at the beginning.  However, I can just
pipe the output through 'sed' to get one at the beginning, so all is
well.

Thanks for the help!

Cheers,

Loris
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-12-07  7:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-06 14:19 Loris Bennett
2021-12-06 14:36 ` Eric S Fraga
2021-12-06 14:43   ` Loris Bennett
2021-12-06 15:10     ` Eric S Fraga
2021-12-07  7:09       ` Loris Bennett [this message]
2021-12-07 10:55         ` Eric S Fraga

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