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From: Tom Gillespie <tgbugs@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Bug: org-element does not recognize table.el tables [9.4 (release_9.4-53-g23f941 @ /home/nick/elisp/org-mode/lisp/)]
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 00:04:59 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+G3_PMNYMZxrB1bUfiuCUH5aabmFdF9k7-2RMOCRXDVLsKomQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87a6u6uapj.fsf@alphaville.usersys.redhat.com>

A few years ago I was trying to format tables in a certain specific
way and it was essentially impossible with org tables for reasons that
now escape me. However, it was possible to accomplish it using
tabels.el tables. I don't think I ended up actually using the
tables.el solution, but at the time it would have been the only
option. If memory serves I think it had to do with multiline cells or
something of that nature. While it would be nice to be able to
converge on a single implementation for tables, I suspect that there
are still users of tabels.el that would be left out in the cold if
that functionality was removed. It would be great if we could find
some examples of org files or users that use the tabels.el
functionality so we can understand what org tables are missing. Best,

  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-22  5:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-17 21:12 Bug: org-element does not recognize table.el tables [9.4 (release_9.4-53-g23f941 @ /home/nick/elisp/org-mode/lisp/)] Nick Dokos
2020-12-20 17:15 ` Bastien
2020-12-21  7:49   ` Jean Louis
2020-12-21  9:12     ` Bastien
2020-12-21 21:10   ` Nick Dokos
2020-12-22  5:04     ` Tom Gillespie [this message]
2020-12-22 14:55   ` Nick Dokos
2020-12-22 11:45 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-01-04 21:26   ` Nick Dokos

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