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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Le Wang <l26wang@gmail.com>
Cc: Orgmode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: C-0 C-c | throws emacs into infinite loop
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:43:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AE91F903-9A28-426F-8827-F2CE8CE0E028@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTinrcnvABsk1-7a=SyAWf7_JLJQny_KB7+0NOcn1@mail.gmail.com>

On 18.3.2011, at 15:29, Le Wang wrote:

> The doc-string of `org-table-convert-region' doesn't specifically address 0 as SEPARATOR, but 0 is an integer.  It shouldn't hang in any case.  When I C-g out of the loop, my undo limit was exceeded because the line filled with hundreds of thousands of empty cells.
> I think the correct behavior is to convert region into table using 0 spaces as a separator -- so each character forms its own column.

While this might be nice, it is such a border case that, for now, I have only added an
error message to prevent the converter from going into an infinite loop.

Or do you have a *really* goo use case for this?

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2011-03-19  6:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-18 14:29 C-0 C-c | throws emacs into infinite loop Le Wang
2011-03-19  6:43 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2011-03-19 10:03   ` Le Wang

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