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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Footnote link broken when converting to table.el format

Org mode footnotes within table cells are broken when converting to table.el format with C-c~. * Org Table | col1 | col2 | col3 | |-----------+------+----------------| | some text | ...
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Exact steps to export to an org table to csv

Sorry if this is trivial. What are the exact step to export the following table: 1) to a buffer 2) to the file specified in properties For now if I position the cursor inside the M-x org-table-...
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Dealing with a table with too many row in org-mode

When a table gets too long, how can you deal with it? Is there any way of collapsing parts of it? Or maybe dividing it in multiple tables and still perform operations (like adding a column) on all of ...
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Applying formatting from within tables

It seems that ^c ^c applies table formatting only when point is on the formatting line (the one beginning in #+tblfm:). Is it possible to have ^c ^c apply formatting even when point is in the table ...
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Force Org-Link to inherit a different face when placed in org-table?

I currently have (variable-pitch-mode +1) set on a hook when I start org-mode. I have customized my org-mode faces such that faces like org-link inherit from my variable-pitch face. This looks great ...
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Reference cells of other tables in org-mode table as plain text

I intent to copy the value of a cell and put the exact copy to the target cell and be able to update the value on referenced cell to be updated on the targeted one. Calling remote to a cell evaluate ...
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org-table to calc matrix and back again?

Is it possible to feed data from an org table into calc as a matrix, and then get it out again as a vector to fill in a column? For example, if I have: | | Fund A | Fund B | Fund C | ...
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org column view with date calculations

* TODO fix this bug asap :PROPERTIES: :UPDATE: writing test cases almost there! :LASTUPDATED: 2019-11-25 :DEADLINE: 2019-11-30 :END: * TODO update that documentation :PROPERTIES: :UPDATE: updating my ...
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Export table to CSV file without prompt

I want to have tables that I can easily export to files. In this regard I want to associate a file path and a format to tables. This page in the docs is most relevant: https://orgmode.org/manual/...
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Org-mode parameters for custom table environment for LaTeX

I am using an overridden table environment based on tabular to get some custom cell coloring based on row alternation (similar to what rowcolors does, but also allowing column color variation at the ...
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org-mode headings to org-table

I have a big org file with lot of topics, and every topic have a books subheading. I would like write a function that can generate a list of all books in org-table. I was trying with (org-map-entries) ...
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How to transform abbrevated dates in org table

The input column represents the year without 201 and month and day without leading zeros. I must transform these into full date strings. After a couple of hours to take step 1, I'm wondering if there ...
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Convert text under a heading into an org-table

I am using spacemacs. I've written my shortcuts in an org file to not forget them. It has a structure of Description: key, then I go to the next line and enter the next command. For example *** Latex ...
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Org mode + table.el: Use Org formatting inside cells

Say I have a table in an Org document looking like this: (Source) +----------+-----------+----------+-------------------------------------------------------+ | Date | Day | Pages | ...
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How to make Alt-h work in Org mode in Spacemacs?

When inside a table in Org mode, I can press Alt-l to move the column to the right. But alt-h does nothing. The same happens when I try to put the heading one level deeper. Alt-l works but alt-h ...
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Is it possible to reference a variable or constant in a table cell?

I am trying to set a variable or constant to be used within multiple cells in a table, but it is either not possible or I am doing it wrong. For example #CONSTANTS a=3 |----------|--------| | number ...
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How to unpack a tuple from org-sbe evaluating a python code block into multiple columns of a org-table?

I often encounter situations where I can easily think of python code that, given some input values, computes multiple output values at once. As an example, consider the following simple code-block ...
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Convert org table to MS Excel?

Windows 10, Emacs 26.1 I has org mode table. Is it possible to convert it to MS Excel? Thanks.
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Merge two cells in an org table

I basically stumbled onto this older question how to merge cells in an org-table. This would be very useful to create a header, something like: |Merged header| |----+--------| | / | < | | 1 ...
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How do I have tables side by side?

I'd like to have small tables being shown side by side instead of one under the other, when I export to PDF. Is there an easy way to do that ? Like a break between tables ?
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How to get the number of rows between hlines for orgmode table formula?

In my orgmode table formula, i would like to get the number of rows between hlines (for example: @I..@II). Does anyone know how to do it?
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Org Mode tables: Wrapping lines to match an arbitrary width

In Org tables, I often use M-<RET> to wrap a long line in a column, at whichever place in the sentence I feel it needs to be wrapped. This sets a particular width to the column. Now sometimes I ...
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Why does all but the first `org-lookup-first` returns nil

I have an org file in which I lookup for some values in different tables. The problem is that in two of them, only the first row gets its value, while in the rest of the rows the value returned is ...
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Spaces get trimmed when I use org table in (R) code block

Please, help! I use literate programming and I want to use org-mode tables as data for my R code blocks. However, when it comes to cell values that have meaningful leading and trading spaces org-mode ...
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Unicode characters in org-mode tables

Here's an org-mode table with some unicode math characters in it: Note that the columns don't align. I can manually fix the issue by inserting literal tab characters after each character via ctrl-q ...
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Org table beamer exports with white lines and text - How to change to another colour?

I am using org-mode to export a table to a beamer presentation (latex/pdf). The table is produced but the lines and text are white. Seeing as the background is white this means the slide looks blank....
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Org-table misaligns with Chinese data

Org table vertical lines do not align properly with Chinese data. | 標題一 | 標題二 | 標題三 | |----------+--------------+----------| | 中文圖表 | 直線會對不準 | 像這樣子 | | 這 | 是不是 | 問題 | | ...
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help with org-mode table formula

I want to track my cash flow and growth in text files. Here is the sample table and formula. Networth = sum of all accounts Growth = previous month networth - current month networth Growth % = ...
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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) | |---+------------------------+------------------------+-------+----------+------------------| |...