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Re: [Orgmode] Re: Can't import a remote reference to a whole column in

From: Ismael Barros²
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Re: Can't import a remote reference to a whole column in orgtbl
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2010 19:24:59 +0200

My bad, I should have googled harder :)

Just out of curiosity: is this limitation there by design, or is it
waiting for some workforce to complete it? I finally just copy+pasted
the columns I needed, but being able to import whole rows/columns
would be incredibly useful.


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:27 AM, Giovanni Ridolfi
<address@hidden> wrote:
>> Ismael Barros² <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi, Ismael
>>> Hi, I'm new to org-mode and orgtbl, please don't hit me too hard with
>>> a stick if what I'm asking is retarded :)
> well a google search would have shown
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/21439
> ;-)
>>> I'm using org-mode with orgtbl inside a Latex document. I'm making
>>> extensive use of remote references to other tables inside the
>>> document.
>>> If I reference a cell, for example, with
>>> "remote(results_par,@2$9)", it works as expected,
>>> but if I reference a whole column,
> You cannot. This is the answer by Carsten:
> "ranges are possible in remote references.  However, what
> is not allowed it to assign them to a range.  On the left
> side of equations you can only have single fields
> like @2$3 or a column like $3.
> So you might ask what the use of range references then
> is?  You can put the ranges into calc functions like
> vsum or vmean, or you can get them as lists in an
> elisp formula."
> cheers,
> Giovanni

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