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From: John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com>
To: Peter Salazar <cycleofsong@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org tables
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2012 08:06:59 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+M2ft-fH8JBhyybvOahWfkC82QR1hQv1fdfXxZvGLGNeH3URw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAE+_6TzvFskaKhXC5MTc-_+M9ZTawLAh7=mZVLJaSku3+TE4OQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 8:20 PM, Peter Salazar <cycleofsong@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> Is there a way to get org to wrap text within a table cell? I want to be
> able to enter long text entries into cells without expanding column width.
> Also, is there a way to merge cells—say, three cells vertically?

I don't think you can do this via org. Whenever I have tables of any
complexity, I end up doing them manually with tabular inside a
#+begin_latex section. If you find a solution, I'd love to hear it!
Perhaps there's a quicker way of using org-table placeholders and then
doing some quick tweak to the .tex file generated rather than me doing
the whole thing in LaTeX.

Good luck,

> Finally, orgtbl-mode is broken in markdown-mode. Does anyone know a
> solution?
> Thanks,
> Pater

      parent reply	other threads:[~2012-03-09 14:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-09  2:20 Peter Salazar
2012-03-09  3:59 ` Matt Lundin
2012-03-09 14:06 ` John Hendy [this message]

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