From: Jude DaShiell <email@example.com>
To: Nick Dokos <firstname.lastname@example.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.email@example.com> (raw)
On Mon, 12 Nov 2012, Nick Dokos wrote:
> Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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/)
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.
next prev parent 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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