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From: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@shellworld.net>
To: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: things I don't understand about tables
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:43:39 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.BSF.2.01.1211121940400.59023@freire1.furyyjbeyq.arg> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8650.1352765561@alphaville.americas.hpqcorp.net>

On Mon, 12 Nov 2012, Nick Dokos wrote:

> Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@shellworld.net> wrote:
> > Why is it when I try putting a date in this table using the calendar I get 
> > no date entered when in a blank field and hear the message:
> > Before first headline at position 376 in buffer medlog.org
> > 
> How are you trying to insert the date?
> This error is usually produced because some function is trying to do an
> org-back-to-heading, i.e. the function does not expect the table to be
> at top level. In particular, C-c C-d (org-deadline) and C-c C-s (org-schedule)
> *want* a headline and insert the scheduling information after the headline,
> not in the table.
> OTOH, I tried entering a date into a table at top level with C-c .
> which is bound to org-time-stamp, and the date gets inserted with no error
> (and S-RET also works to increment the date in subsequent rows as
> Michael Brand mentioned)
> Org-mode version 7.9.2 (release_7.9.2-577-gb0a051 @ /home/nick/elisp/org-mode/lisp/)
> Nick

jude <jdashiel@shellworld.net>
Adobe fiend for failing to Flash

First I try with c-c c-d that didn't get me into the calendar.  Next I try 
with c-c . and that got me into the calendar and on current date.  
Unfortunately, c-b c-b failed to move me two days back from the current 
date.  This is with emacs 24.x on debian.

  reply	other threads:[~2012-11-13  0:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-11-12 23:34 things I don't understand about tables Jude DaShiell
2012-11-13  0:12 ` Nick Dokos
2012-11-13  0:43   ` Jude DaShiell [this message]
2012-11-13  5:30     ` Nick Dokos
2012-11-13 23:05       ` Jude DaShiell
2012-11-13 23:40         ` Jude DaShiell
2012-11-14  1:07           ` Nick Dokos
2012-11-14  3:38             ` Jude DaShiell
2012-11-14  4:17               ` Nick Dokos

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