From: Eric S Fraga <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Bastien <email@example.com>
Cc: Xue Fuqiao <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: About range references in the spreadsheet
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:25:38 +1030 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Bastien's message of "Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:20:40 +0100")
Bastien <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hi Xue,
> Xue Fuqiao <email@example.com> writes:
>> In (info "(org) References"), there is an example explaining the range
>> @-1$-2..@-1 3 numbers from the column to the left, 2 up to
>> current row
>> What does `2 up to current row' mean? I don't understand. IIRC `@'
>> represents row, it should be `1 up to current row'.
> No. The whole sentence expands to this:
> This range takes 3 numbers: the first one from the column to the
> left (and the row above), the 2 others up to current row.
> I agree this might not be obvious but I don't have a better proposal.
> Maybe a native english speaker can help here.
I think the current description is wrong and that rows and columns have
been interchanged? The entries defined by this range are all in the row
above (@-1) the current row. The columns chosen are two to the left of
the current column up to the current column.
If you wish to re-word, maybe:
This range expands to three elements, all on the row above the current
row, starting with the column two to the left of the current column.
: Eric S Fraga, GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D
: in Emacs 22.214.171.124 and Org release_7.9.3d-874-gf11acc
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2013-01-26 23:56 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2013-01-16 15:24 About range references in the spreadsheet Xue Fuqiao
2013-01-26 11:20 ` Bastien
2013-01-26 23:55 ` Eric S Fraga [this message]
2013-01-27 14:35 ` H. Dieter Wilhelm
2013-01-30 16:48 ` Bastien
2013-01-31 2:09 ` Eric S Fraga
2013-01-31 22:44 ` Dieter Wilhelm
2013-01-31 23:04 ` Nick Dokos
2013-02-01 0:11 ` Thomas S. Dye
2013-02-01 5:09 ` Nick Dokos
2013-02-07 8:13 ` Bastien
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