Questions tagged [org-table]

for questions about Org mode's ASCII table editor. Use this tag for its spreadsheet calculations and plotting features as well.

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Insert multiple blank line in table editor

I'm using the built-in table editor of org-mode. As described in the documentation, I can use M-S-Down to insert a row above my current row. Using the universal argument, I can create my new line ...
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org-mode table element selection with blanks

TL;DR: How do you send a list of elements from a table, including blank cells, to an elisp function? I have the table below with points on exam questions in columns 2-4. The second row contains the ...
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Is there a way to calculate rows on a “rolling” basis?

Rolling formulas are very common in accounting, for example, carrying forward a monthly balance based on expenses. So say you had a table with month, beginning balance, fixed income, expenses, and ...
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More detailed org-capture into org-table template?

(Disclaimer: I know this may seem like a very specific question. But: I haven't found the answers to similar questions to be close enough to what I need. I hope to get an answer that is easily ...
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Org-mode: customize delimiter for horizontal line in tables

The default column-delimiter for horizontal lines in tables is a + sign. How to change it to vertical bar |? Currently, it looks likes this: |---+---+---+---+---| | | | | | | |---+---+---+-...
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Insert the same item in multiple rows in orgmode

I would like to be able to insert the same string in consecutive rows of some column of an org-table. I am using spacemacs and there is a vim way to insert the same instances in all visually selected ...
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Is possible to have alternate table rows in another color in org-mode tables?

I would want something like this, for some specific tables with many rows (so columns are easier to read): I know about stripes mode (and sometimes I resort to using it), but that changes format for ...
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Naming the result of a source block

The following question has been asked (in slightly different form) in a comment of another answer: Is it possible to name the results of a source block with #+NAME: foobar (or equivalently but old-...
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Ipython code block producing org table

I saw a python code block example to output an array as an org-table. An example would be, #+BEGIN_SRC python :results value r = 3389.5 # km average radius re = 3396.2 # equatorial radius in km ...
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org-table: add hline based on change in column values

Given the following org-table: | col1 | col2 | col3 | col4 | |------+------+------+------| | 11 | 12 | A | 14 | | 21 | 22 | A | 24 | | 31 | 32 | A | 34 | | 41 | 42 | B ...
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Recalculate buffer tables after field motion commands?

I would like emacs to automatically run org-table-recalculate-buffer-tables every time and only if A) cursor is in a table AND B) after a field motion command (TAB, S-TAB or RET) OR (optionally) ...
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Using org-mode clock-report, how can I add a total row + cell with a formula that is automatically updated upon dblock update?

I am having trouble with using the formulas to create a cell that totals a column. Is it possible to dynamically add a line and a total cell to the bottom of clock report tables? because when I add a ...
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Matching two columns in a table

I deal with a two column table where I have to match data from two sources. The first column contains names of persons for whom, service is provided. The second, persons who are billed. My job is to ...
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columnview vs ID

I would like to produce a table which filters by ID using columnview, is it meant to be used as a filter? using org 9.2.2, emacs 25.2.2, linux * columnview filter test :PROPERTIES: :COLUMNS: %ID ...
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Using an org-table formula to sum up weekly time cards

I'm filling my time cards in an org-table like below. Is there a way to fill the column Totals automatically with a formula? For the individual lines in a project task, I'd like to sum the hours ...
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How to copy org-table to postgresql database?

With sqlite one can easily populate a table in a database via a org-table like so: [EDIT](using only one sqlite-scr-block with org-table variable parameter)[/EDIT] #+NAME: A | val1 | val2 | |------+...
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Orgmode tables: Insert row within column

I would like to know, how to add a new line in a column without changing the other columns. Alternatively, how to move up a cell in a column without changing the other columns. Here is an example (...
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Partial table fold in `org-mode`

I wonder whether it is possible to fold (as in code folding) part of a long table in org-mode.
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How do I display current cell address of an org-mode table?

I am trying to write some formulas in my tables and having a bit of a hard time figuring out the current cell's address (@row:$col). It would be awesome if I could display the cell location in the ...
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org-mode table row operations

Is it possible to do row operations of the following form in org-mode? | x1 | x2 | x3 | x4 | z1 | z2 | b | |-----+-----+-----+----+----+----+---| | 2 | 1 | -7 | -1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | | -39 | -7 ...
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Org mode - Copy cells from a remote org-table with shifted columns

I want to copy the values of a shifted range of cells from a remote table. Example: #+NAME: TBL1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | | | | | | #+NAME: TBL2 | | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | | | | | | | The ...
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Calculating with timestamps in org-mode tables

Emacs 26.1 | | Start date | End date | State | Task | Duration (hours) | |---+------------------------+------------------------+-------+----------+------------------| |...
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How to paste text into an org table with a set number of columns?

I usually have a bulk of items separated by either spaces or new lines and I want to have them all full a table with a set number of columns. Basically if I want the table to always have 3 columns, ...
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How do I reference a columnview table

I'm trying to get effort estimates out of a columnview table and do some math on it in a separate table. #+TBLNAME: estimate #+BEGIN: columnview :indent t | ITEM | TODO | Effort | ...
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Convert an org table into a tree

I have an org table and I will like to convert in into a tree. So, from: | 1 | 2 | 3 | |---+---+---| | a | b | c | | l | m | n | I will like to go to: * a :PROPERTIES: :2: b :3: ...
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Rotate the yanking ring

I have such a table | C | M | |---------------------+---------------------| | Character | Word | |---------------------+----------...
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Orgmode table error - shrunk field?

I'm very new to Emacs and Org mode, so I'm basically fumbling around. I'm getting an alarm bell ding whenever I type in an table in an *.org file. A message says "invalid function: org-table-with-...
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Sum columns duration/days and duration/hours

In my org file I have the table: | | Start date | End date | State | Task | Duration/days | Duration (hours) | |---+------------------------+------------------------+--...
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orgmode table time string delta with formula

I wish to calculate time string delta as below: | date | delta | |------------+-------| | 2018/12/28 | 0 | | 2018/12/31 | -1 | #+TBLFM: $2=if(2==@#, 0, ($1 - @-1$1); %.0f The expected ...
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Org-Mode How to position tables correctly when exporting to Latex?

I have a document I have written in org-mode which contains several tables. The tables all have the following attributes. #+begin_table #+LATEX: \caption{Initial risk List} #+LATEX: \label{tab:risk-...
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How to quickly convert text to org-mode table?

windows 10, emacs 26.1 Supose I have the following text: OwnerKey OrganizationName GUID 111192 Infocom 41EA23423423423423423C8-62A61A1532C5 345423 TV A3B8F234234234234239FA5-...
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Org table: Calculate units

Are Org tables able to calcultate units? Say I have a table | test | Voltage | DC | Current | Power | |----------+----------+-----+------------+-------------| | DC-motor | 12 V | ...
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Using File Local Variables in org-mode

Is there a way to use file local variables set in an org-mode file in the following contexts: Simply expanding the variable when text is exported (eg: to LaTeX) Passing the value to :var in a babel ...
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How to move just one value in a table to a different column

Is there a command for moving only the value 11 to the right column in the following column? | Name | | | |------+----+---| | a | 11 | | | b | 10 | | Something like org-table-move-...
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Separately sum positive/negative numbers?

By example: | | Amount | |---+--------| | | 3.50 | | | 1.00 | | | -6.00 | | | 5.00 | | | -2.50 | |---+--------| | | 9.50 | | ^ | wins | |---+--------| | | 8.50 | | ^ | ...
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Org capture into org table

Normally org-capture lets one insert a templated subtree somewhere into an existing Org file or tree node. Is it possible to use org-capture to instead add a row to an existing Org-mode table?
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Make Org Table with #+NAME label collapsible

I have an org table with has a NAME label like: #+NAME: TBL | Foo | Bar | In the past I have always been able to expand and collapse the whole table by cycling using TAB on the #+NAME line. However ...
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org-table-copy-down for dates

Suppose I have an org-table like this: | 2018-09-09 | | | | | | 2018-09-10 | | | | | | 2018-09-11 | | | | ...
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Text substitution only in specific column of org table

I came across this problem today: I had a table with many entries and wanted to perform a text substitution (normal text substitution was sufficient as I hardly ever need regex text substitutions) in ...
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How do I ensure org-sbe is consistently passed a string when copying tables

I'm trying to transform the data from one table to another however I can't do it with built in functions so I have to use org-sbe to call some elisp: #+tblname: clues | 02a8 | 0050 | 5012 | 2225 |...
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Reference the last column / row in an org-mode table

The Situation: I read the Org Spreadsheet tutorial but couldn't find an answer. Commonly, I want to have the result of a formula in the last row of a table, i.e., have something like #+TBLFM: @LAST$...
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after update from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 cannot publish project; getting “eval: Symbol’s value as variable is void: org-enable-table-editor”

It appears that I've also lost the ability to use Emacs Org basic table editing commands. For example, when I start a table with a | and add the column headings then hit TAB, Emacs returns the same ...
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verbatim vertical bar in org table

I am trying to have a vertical bar inside a verbatim environment as part of an org-mode table. Following https://orgmode.org/manual/Built_002din-table-editor.html#FOOT20 I have tried this: | =find -...
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Import CSV into org-mode table, but preserve quotes around strings

I really like the ability to quickly go between CSV tables like this: a, b, c this, TRUE, 5, that, FALSE, 8 ...and org mode tables, that look like this: | a | b | c | | this | TRUE | 5 | | ...
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Capturing data in org-file to org-table

I have a simple template in emacs org-mode: \begin{flushright} Name: Phone no: Billed amount: Date \end {flushright} Details: I export the document to PDF and print it. I create multiple ...
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Org table spreadsheet use column name on left hand side

I have the following table and formulas: | | Runde | 0 | 1 | 2 | Resultat | % | |---+-------+---+---+---+----------+------------| | ! | name | | | | result | percentage | | # | ...
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Save .org file from org table edit field buffer

Is there any command to save the org file from the org table edit field buffer? If not, is there any way to check if the current buffer is an org table edit field buffer? More details: When I am ...
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Can I have a single #+TBLFM for multiple org tables?

I have multiple tables like below in an org file, but all having identical #+TBLFM lines. Is it possible to have just one #+TBLFM and have all these tables use it? #+NAME: IOC | Rate | Units | ...
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latex inside table using table.el in org mode

I am trying to achieve multicolumn cells in org-mode tables like in Multicolumn cells in org-mode tables, but with Latex inside the cells. * Minimal Example +------------+-----------+-------------...
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Org-mode: How to fix table width to page width for dynamically generated tables?

I am using dynamically generated table to create a tabulated to do list with various parameters using: #+COLUMNS: %ITEM %SCHEDULED %DEADLINE for more info see: Org-Agenda export to dynamic Org-Table ...