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From: Michael Welle <mwe012008@gmx.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: could a :var header argument refer to a data table in another file?
Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 07:58:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87czubxaf2.fsf@luisa.c0t0d0s0.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87czud8elm.fsf@ucl.ac.uk> (Eric S. Fraga's message of "Thu, 29 Apr 2021 13:22:45 +0100")


Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> Hello all,
> TL;DR: I have the need to reference a table that is in another file to
> pass as data to a src block in the current file.  Is this possible?
> Hints welcome!
I smell something strange going on here ;). For every Org related
question I had in the last few weeks I found at least one other person
that had the same question roughly at the same time.

I use Org to generate projects, import stuff, set permissions etc. on
several servers for a software engineering course. I think it would be
nice to separate the student's personal data in Org tables from the Org
code that get checked into a repository.

My first attempt was :var data=data.org::remote-table, but the familiar
double colon didn't work, the single colon indeed did the trick.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-01  5:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-29 12:22 Eric S Fraga
2021-04-29 13:17 ` John Kitchin
2021-04-29 13:42   ` Eric S Fraga
2021-04-29 14:51     ` John Kitchin
2021-04-29 15:36       ` Eric S Fraga
2021-05-03 12:43       ` [patch] documentation update (was Re: could a :var header argument refer to a data table in another file?) Eric S Fraga
2021-05-03 13:00         ` Bastien
2021-05-03 13:35           ` Eric S Fraga
2021-05-03 13:43             ` Bastien
2021-05-03 13:47               ` Eric S Fraga
2021-04-29 14:02   ` could a :var header argument refer to a data table in another file? Eric S Fraga
2021-05-01  5:58 ` Michael Welle [this message]
2021-05-01  8:42   ` Eric S Fraga

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