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From: Michael Brand <michael.ch.brand@gmail.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Johnny <yggdrasil@gmx.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Org table with long lines visibility
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 11:16:36 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=tpKJ6CJpEjPFepFhOq7RM4pvvGw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <92D39F29-0DED-4573-BDC7-9B35381EA2D2@gmail.com>

Hi Carsten

Thank you for this extension. I appreciate the nice design with
switching off when leaving the table and especially that it works with
all moving commands, not limited to (S)-TAB/org-table-next-field or
other dedicated moving keys like the ones suggested earlier.


On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:29, Carsten Dominik
<carsten.dominik@gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 4, 2011, at 7:48 PM, Johnny wrote:
>> I have a table with ridiculously long lines, so I have limited them by
>> putting '<N>' in the first row. To edit them, I use 'C-c `' to get the
>> full text in a separate buffer, which works fine, especially together
>> with 'longlines-mode'. However, browsing the table contents is very
>> cumbersome, so I am wondering if there is any way to make the
>> 'org-table-edit-field' to be permanently visible in a buffer,
>> automatically updating while moving around in the table to view the full
>> content of the current cell?  Similar to the way BBDB pops up and shows
>> the sender in a separate buffer, if known.
>> Any help and ideas appreciated! Thanks!
> Hi Jonny,
> this is a good idea, and it is now implemented.
> C-u C-u C-c C-`
> while the cursor is in a table turns on a special mode in
> which the field editor window will follow the cursor through
> the table.  You can use the editor window to see the field
> contents, you can switch to the editor window, edit the
> field and press C-c C-c to update the field in the table.
> The mode can be turned off when executing the command
> again: C-u C-u C-c `
> Also, if the cursor leaves the table, the follow mode
> automatically turns itself off, to avoid surprises in the
> window setup when you enter another table.  If you prefer
> to keep the mode on and suffer from possible side effects,
> take a look at the new variable
> `org-table-exit-follow-field-mode-when-leaving-table'.

  reply	other threads:[~2011-05-11  9:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-05-04 17:48 Org table with long lines visibility Johnny
2011-05-04 18:07 ` Juan Pechiar
2011-05-04 20:45   ` Johnny
2011-05-05  5:53     ` Michael Brand
2011-05-05  6:57 ` Michael Brand
2011-05-07 11:50   ` Johnny
2011-05-09  5:10     ` Michael Brand
2011-05-09 18:34       ` Johnny
2011-05-09 20:54         ` Michael Brand
2011-05-11  8:29 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-05-11  9:16   ` Michael Brand [this message]
2011-05-12  7:07   ` Eric S Fraga
2011-05-14 15:14   ` Johnny
2011-05-26  6:40     ` Carsten Dominik

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