From: Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Nick Dokos <email@example.com>
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.firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
On Tue, 13 Nov 2012, Nick Dokos wrote:
> Jude DaShiell <email@example.com> 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
> 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.
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.
next prev parent 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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