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From: Michael Brand <michael.ch.brand@gmail.com>
To: Kyle Andrews <kyle.c.andrews@gmail.com>
Cc: Emacs orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: org-spreadsheet: formatting chops off units
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 07:15:33 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CALn3zogDuX2FN0n39xJndEmVsB59LQ=3f7e1E5anh_3YNjvL7g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAG3md+t--GqAbA9ZONCReyrYkB1OR86ztqKWu97G7LEy4QobGA@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Kyle

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 11:46 PM, Kyle Andrews <kyle.c.andrews@gmail.com> wrote:
> If you type in '0.66138679 lb into calc directly, and press d f 2, calc
> displays 0.66 lb as desired. Is there any reason for the %.2f notation
> chops off the units? Is there some better way to accomplish what I
> want?

Org spreadsheet gives access to the format of calc, use
#+TBLFM: $2=uconvert($1, lb);f-2
or less recommended the format of Org spreadsheet with a text
#+TBLFM: $2=uconvert($1, lb);%.2f lb


  parent reply	other threads:[~2012-09-06  5:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-05 21:46 org-spreadsheet: formatting chops off units Kyle Andrews
2012-09-06  3:08 ` Nick Dokos
2012-09-06  5:15 ` Michael Brand [this message]
2012-09-07 17:28 ` Michael Brand
2012-09-12  7:51   ` Bastien

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