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From: John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>
To: Emacs Org mode mailing list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: could a :var header argument refer to a data table in another file?
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 09:17:21 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJ51ETqu8k96ZJNKMAzbkLG+e_Vf4DezWyNDPoFaCo1rR2Fucw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87czud8elm.fsf@ucl.ac.uk>

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This syntax works for me.

#+BEGIN_SRC python :var data=data.org:remote-table


Professor John Kitchin (he/him/his)
Doherty Hall A207F
Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 8:36 AM Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> wrote:

> 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!
> Longer version: I am running a series of numerical experiments, each of
> which generates output files (using org syntax!).  I want to process the
> data in those files for inclusion in a paper.  Now, I could write a
> shell script which extracts all these data and collates them etc. but it
> would be ideal if I could simply refer to a table in another file
> directly.  The tables are all named although a given table in each
> output file will have the same name (I hope that makes sense).
> One thing that comes to mind is some elisp in the argument to the :var
> header argument.  Is this possible?  I've not tried...
> Thank you,
> eric
> --
> : Eric S Fraga via Emacs 28.0.50, Org release_9.4.5-381-g17ef1b.dirty

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-29 13:22 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 [this message]
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
2021-05-01  8:42   ` Eric S Fraga

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