Johan Ekh <address@hidden
> Thanks Dan!
> My idea was to go through a long imported table and quickly categorize the
> different rows
> into a number of predefined categories, without having to actually type the
> category for
> each row. Can I do that?
> If babel is a way, I think I would prefer to use python as I am familiar
> with it. But I have not used
> it with babel, is that possible?
> Best regards,
> On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 10:52 PM, Dan Davison <address@hidden
> > Johan Ekh <address@hidden
> > > Hi all,
> > > I wonder if it is possible to tag rows in a table?
> > >
> > > For example, if I have a table of expenses, i.e. columns with "date",
> > "note" and "sum",
> > > and then want to group the entries into different categories such as
> > "groceries", "car" etc.
> > >
> > > Can I do this someway?
> > Hi Johan,
> > You can't attach metadata such as tags to table rows. Two things come to
> > mind.
> > 1. If you just want the table for visual purposes (as opposed for doing
> > calculations with it), then you could use column-view. I.e. you would
> > have a subtree for groceries and a subtree for car; categories such
> > as date, note and sum would be stored in properties.
> > http://orgmode.org/manual/Column-view.html#Column-view
> > Visibility cycling works in column view so you can group and ungroup the
> > rows.
> > [is there anyway of creating a normal Org table from a column view
> > "table"?]
> > 2. org-babel: If you're happy with a suitable supported language, then
> > store the category label in a column and you can transform the master
> > table however you want. R would be a convenient language for working
> > with a table like this.
> > Dan
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Johan
> > >
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