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Re: [O] Feature request: shrink according to alignment (was Re: Org tabl

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] Feature request: shrink according to alignment (was Re: Org table columns without width cookies get shrunk on TAB)
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:58:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)


Julius Dittmar <address@hidden> writes:

> I think what the OP really would like is something like this: remove
> leading whitespace until everything can be displayed or no more leading
> whitespace remains, then truncate at the end if necessary. That way as
> much meaningful contents as possible is displayed. At least that's what
> I would wish in this situation.

I understand the idea, but the implementation seems tricky. It means Org
may sometimes have to hide characters on both sides of a field. and
sometimes not. It doesn't sound visually appealing.

I may be wide off the mark, tho. Do you have some specifications in
mind, or at least some examples?


Nicolas Goaziou

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