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Re: auto incremental columns in table of org-mode?


From: drostekirsten
Subject: Re: auto incremental columns in table of org-mode?
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 02:52:55 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Mar 18, 9:57 pm, poppyer <address@hidden> wrote:
> Bastien <address@hidden> writes:
> > poppyer <address@hidden> writes:
>
> >> I am using orgtbl-mode minor mode, basically as following:
>
> >> | k |   n | f(n,k) |
> >> |---+-----+--------|
> >> | 1 | 100 |        |
> >> | 2 |     |        |
> >> | 3 |     |        |
> >> |   |     |        |
> >> |   |     |        |
> >> |   |     |        |
>
> >> My question is how can I fill the k column when I add rows?
>
> > I would define a formula for this table.
>
> > #+TBLFM: $1='(1+ @-1);N
>
> > This basically says: for the each cell in the first column, compute the
> > value of the cell by adding 1 to the value of the cell above.
>
> I am using similar address@hidden;N
> The problem is, it works at the first time. But every time you use C-u
> C-c C-c to update the whole table. The whole $1 column increase by 1.
> i.e. "1 2 3 ... " ===> "2 3 4 ..."
> Any idea to exclude the first "1" without being updated?
>

Yes, by defining a field formula for just this field:

#+TBLFM: address@hidden::@2$1=1

Field formulas overrule column formulas.

- Carsten


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