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From: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
To: tomas@tuxteam.de
Cc: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Syntax Proposal: Multi-line Table Cells/Text Wrapping
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 12:08:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87h7l7xuxw.fsf@posteo.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87o8ffxvmt.fsf@posteo.net> ("Juan Manuel =?utf-8?Q?Mac=C3=AD?= =?utf-8?Q?as=22's?= message of "Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:53:14 +0100")

* sorry for the typo. I meant "...n columns x n rows..." 

Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> writes:

> Anyway, I suspect that Org tables are not originally intended for such a
> 'literary' content :-) ... LaTeX tabular(x) environment and Org tables
> have in common that they are plain text, but that’s where the
> similarities end. Org tables are visual (close to the WYSIWYG concept),
> which is why they are wonderful when it comes to mere data tables (and n
> files x n rows). The LaTeX tabular environment is crude, it is not
> 'visual' (except for the facilities provided by the editor), and when
> the table becomes large and complex it can be a torture working in
> there... So perhaps (IMHO) the solution to edit a cell in a dedicated
> buffer could be the least traumatic in complex cells, in case one wants
> to avoid going crazy by editing this kind of huge and literary tables in
> LaTeX ;-)



  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-19 11:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-17 20:29 Atlas Cove
2021-03-17 21:02 ` Daniele Nicolodi
2021-03-17 22:07 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-18 13:38   ` Atlas Cove
2021-03-18 14:04     ` Daniele Nicolodi
2021-03-18 15:15     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-18 14:19 ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-03-18 14:26 ` Timothy
2021-03-18 14:31   ` Atlas Cove
2021-03-18 21:58     ` Tim Cross
2021-03-18 22:41       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  8:08         ` tomas
2021-03-19  8:44           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  8:53             ` tomas
2021-03-19  9:22               ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 10:14                 ` tomas
2021-03-19 10:53                   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 11:08                     ` Juan Manuel Macías [this message]
2021-03-19 13:43                     ` tomas
2021-03-19 15:07                       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-20 22:49         ` Samuel Wales
2021-03-21  8:43           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  2:27       ` Timothy
2021-03-19  3:50         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-19  4:02           ` Timothy
2021-03-19 13:33       ` Eric S Fraga
2021-03-19 21:33         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-20  9:19           ` Eric S Fraga
2021-03-20 10:40           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-20 13:41         ` Andreas Eder
2021-03-20 22:06           ` Tim Cross
2021-03-22 10:54             ` Eric S Fraga
2021-04-01  6:15       ` Tom Gillespie

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