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From: Daniele Nicolodi <daniele@grinta.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Syntax Proposal: Multi-line Table Cells/Text Wrapping
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 22:02:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <bd7a9441-7f3e-149a-616e-c4632984695b@grinta.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7a450ea3-b0e4-3322-04cd-fb5a5a555db8@gmx.com>

On 17/03/2021 21:29, Atlas Cove wrote:

> Allow me to give an example of the updated syntax I propose.
> 
> ```
> | Name         | Description            | Price |
> |--------------+------------------------+-------|
> | Orange Juice | Very Citrusy! Very \\  |  5.00 |
> |              | nice indeed!           |       |
> | Grape Juice  | It's like wine, but \\ |  6.00 |
> |              | you can have it all \\ |       |
> |              | day!                   |       |
> ```
> 
> As you can see, this is a lot more space-efficient than the current, vanilla solution, especially if there's a large block of text.
> 
> ```
> | Name         | Description                                  | Price |
> |--------------+----------------------------------------------+-------|
> | Orange Juice | Very Citrusy! Very nice indeed!              |  5.00 |
> | Grape Juice  | It's like wine, but you can have it all day! |  6.00 |
> ```

Nitpicking: technically the second table is more space efficient than
the first: in the first table the information is represented in 350
characters, but in just 288 characters in the second table.

Cheers,
Dan


  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-17 21:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-17 20:29 Atlas Cove
2021-03-17 21:02 ` Daniele Nicolodi [this message]
2021-03-17 22:07 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-18 13:38   ` Atlas Cove
2021-03-18 14:04     ` Daniele Nicolodi
2021-03-18 15:15     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-18 14:19 ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-03-18 14:26 ` Timothy
2021-03-18 14:31   ` Atlas Cove
2021-03-18 21:58     ` Tim Cross
2021-03-18 22:41       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  8:08         ` tomas
2021-03-19  8:44           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  8:53             ` tomas
2021-03-19  9:22               ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 10:14                 ` tomas
2021-03-19 10:53                   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 11:08                     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 13:43                     ` tomas
2021-03-19 15:07                       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-20 22:49         ` Samuel Wales
2021-03-21  8:43           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  2:27       ` Timothy
2021-03-19  3:50         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-19  4:02           ` Timothy
2021-03-19 13:33       ` Eric S Fraga
2021-03-19 21:33         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-20  9:19           ` Eric S Fraga
2021-03-20 10:40           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-20 13:41         ` Andreas Eder
2021-03-20 22:06           ` Tim Cross
2021-03-22 10:54             ` Eric S Fraga
2021-04-01  6:15       ` Tom Gillespie

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