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From: Dante Catalfamo <dante@lambda.cx>
To: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Bug: Can’t assign to hline relative reference
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:14:10 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <NvHfA56QkYYq5VkYfVRzPlk4W9npW78QJi8cb_jp6BYjZSDu2VgYzyF8MLR_GtQCbBWZAQaSP8hdBFFfVXiV5cN52LLv1msWotKYwYU02Oo=@lambda.cx> (raw)


I'm trying to create a table where the third column between two hlines is set by a formula referencing the second column.

Here is an example:

| a     |     b |      c |
| row 1 | 12.00 | 144.00 |
| row 2 |       |  23.00 |
| sum   | 12.00 | 167.00 |
#+TBLFM: @I$3..II$3=if($2 != 0, 12*$2, $3);%.2f::@4$2=vsum(@I..II);%.2f::@4$3=vsum(@I..II);%.2f

When I try to calculate this table however, I get the error "Can’t assign to hline relative reference".

Why is this now allowed? This seems like a fairly mundane use of a table to me. It is explicitly disabled in the source, but without explanation, and searching the mailing list doesn't turn up many answers.

Is there a recommended way to handle a situation like this?

Could this feature be fixed?

Thank you,

             reply	other threads:[~2020-10-21  1:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-21  1:14 Dante Catalfamo [this message]
2020-10-21 12:43 ` Bug: Can’t assign to hline relative reference Daniel Herzig
2020-10-21 16:14   ` Dante Catalfamo
2020-10-22 12:04     ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-10-22 19:56       ` Dante Catalfamo
2020-10-29 12:40         ` Maxim Nikulin
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-10-20 21:39 Dante Catalfamo

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