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From: Daniel Martins <danielemc@gmail.com>
To: Michael Brand <michael.ch.brand@gmail.com>
Cc: "Gustav Wikström" <gustav.erik@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: TABLES: Remove/add cell
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:57:15 -0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+oe6vqnRuERJckorHWGUa0kHOUNkHpeX+HAJymPzw9prjk5GA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALn3zojoBZYxvjAOTOGei2btY65BGFi20G06+jW3p9eOcekNPQ@mail.gmail.com>

Great Michael!!!

One vote for being part of the core of org-mode!!! (with org-table
rtanspose as well)

Daniel

2011/11/23 Michael Brand <michael.ch.brand@gmail.com>:
> Hi Gustav and Daniel
>
> 2011/9/30 Gustav Wikström <gustav.erik@gmail.com>:
>> How do I add or remove a single cell in a table?
>> Example:
>> I have the following table:
>> |        1 |        1 |
>> |        2 |        3 |
>> |        3 |        4 |
>> |        4 |          |
>> Now I want to add an empty cell in @2$2 (below the heading) and thus move
>> the following cells in column 2 down one step.
>> After:
>> |        1 |        1 |
>> |        2 |          |
>> |        3 |        3 |
>> |        4 |        4 |
>
> 2011/9/30 Michael Brand <michael.ch.brand@gmail.com>:
>> [...] transpose [...]
>> and split it into two (or three) tables:
>>
>> | a | b | c | d |
>>
>> | 1 | 3 | 4 |   |
>>
>> (| e | f | g | h |)
>>
>> Then you can use the very convenient editing functions of Org table on
>> the second part of the table,
>
> to move the empty field in front of "3"
>
> | a | b | c | d |
>
> | 1 |  | 3 | 4 |
>
> | e | f | g | h |
>
>> join the parts together
>
> | a | b | c | d |
> | 1 |   | 3 | 4 |
> | e | f | g | h |
>
>> and transpose again.
>
> By coincidence just today I had the same need to move or rotate
> columns left/right, without affecting the other rows above and below.
> Because I need this repeatedly I wrote two in-row functions derived
> from org-table-move-column, without the need anymore of splitting and
> joining the table like above.
>
> It supports only the direction left/right. The direction up/down
> Gustav asked for would be harder to implement but as a workaround you
> can still transpose
> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-hacks.html#transpose-table
> and use the in-row left/right.
>
> from another thread:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 14:31, Daniel Martins <danielemc@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The feature of remove/add cell is quite important. Should be a feature
>> request.
>
> If I understand right and only for left/right, the in-row functions
> cover that too:
> - remove: first blank the field with "C-c Space"
>  (org-table-blank-field) and then rotate in-row left
> - add: rotate in-row right and replace the field content, before this
>  step append new columns if required
>
> For more see
> "Change the column sequence in one row only" on Worg hacks:
> http://orgmode.org/worg/org-hacks.html#column-sequence-in-row
>
> Michael
>

  reply	other threads:[~2011-11-24 12:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-30 17:38 Gustav Wikström
2011-09-30 18:22 ` Michael Brand
2011-09-30 18:50   ` brian powell
2011-09-30 19:27     ` Gustav Wikström
2011-09-30 19:06   ` Michael Brand
2011-11-23 19:13     ` Michael Brand
2011-11-24 12:57       ` Daniel Martins [this message]
2011-12-11 16:41         ` Bastien
2011-12-11 17:21           ` Achim Gratz
2011-12-11 17:39             ` Bastien
2011-12-11 16:42       ` Bastien
2011-12-18 16:18         ` Michael Brand
2011-10-01  9:40   ` suvayu ali

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