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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: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 22:38:15 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.BSF.2.01.1211132236050.20176@freire1.furyyjbeyq.arg> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4423.1352855247@alphaville>

On Tue, 13 Nov 2012, Nick Dokos wrote:

> Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@shellworld.net> wrote:
> > > The minibuffer is read only when I try to type -2 and S-left generates 
> > > some symbols like = and [ but does not change the highlighted date.
> > > 
> > 
> > When I did c-c . and got current date with surrounding virtual calendar 
> > months, I noticed the cursor was positioned to the left of the = sign on 
> > line 25.  When I moved it to the right of the = sign I was able to key in 
> > -2 and then I hit enter and this time the date moved back two days!  
> >  Thanks much for the help provided.  I don't have to use Windows or excel 
> >  for this task now.
> > 
> Is line 25 the minibuffer? And when you say the = sign, is that part of the
> "live display" of what org thinks you mean? There is an ASCII arrow => followed
> by the current candidate for a date (I believe that's an overlay: when I try
> to move to the right, my cursor skips all the way to the right after the "live
> display").
> I'm not sure what's going on in your case, but in my case, I press
>  C-c . -2 RET
> and it works: I don't have to move the cursor anywhere before I type the -2.
> Nick

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

There is a > sign followed by an = sign and I ended up moving to the right 
of the = sign and then was able to key things in.  I think what runs on 
this system is emacs in non-graphical mode.

  reply	other threads:[~2012-11-14  3:38 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
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 [this message]
2012-11-14  4:17               ` Nick Dokos

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