From: Debaditya Mukhopadhyay <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: suvayu ali <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: How to sort table in blocks.
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 21:10:51 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CANUxw+g92CcxR35Ge5eUbo97aH0tyvBE6uW-51NOdFaTgUVdeA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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Hi Suvayu (Subayu?),
Thanks for your answer- I wanted to know that if there is a way to go about
it in orgmode. Ultimately took your advice and used the <N> in the column.
In all bongness.
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:13 PM, suvayu ali <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> Hi Debaditya,
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 01:47, Debaditya Mukhopadhyay
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > 2. I would like to sort the table based on date, but instead of sorting
> > line is it possible to sort by block (defined by the horizontal lines.)?
> What you are asking about is a table.el table. You can use those with
> org, but the support is spotty at best. You will loose the ability use
> table formulae, sorting or even nice export to multiple backends. In
> short, the answer is "no you can't".
> That said, I believe you can put the multiple lines in one long line
> and specify how wide the column can be so it appears to be small and
> neatly folded in buffer. While editing you can call org-edit-special
> and edit the long line conveniently. You also retain all the other
> awesome org table features.
> Hope this helps.
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.
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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2012-03-15 0:47 How to sort table in blocks Debaditya Mukhopadhyay
2012-03-15 2:13 ` suvayu ali
2012-03-16 1:10 ` Debaditya Mukhopadhyay [this message]
2012-03-16 1:47 ` suvayu ali
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