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Wrap cell content in an org mode table

org-mode has 2 table formats, the default org-table and the other is table.el. Cell wrapping is available for tables in table.el format. Try this Remove the extra row with <10> so your table ...
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Can I format cells in an org-mode table differently depending on a formula?

I got whole-table formatting to work with some Elisp: A formula is evaluated for the cells' contents, and converted to a color using a gradient. Org file including code: #+name: item-prices |-------...
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Reference cells of other tables in org-mode table

You are looking for remote table references: #+TBLNAME: tab1 | Nº | Description | Value | |-----+-------------+-------| | | TOTAL | 1 | ... #+TBLNAME: tab10 | Nº | Description | ...
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What is the difference between sh and shell for org-babel?

The difference is which shell gets called to evaluate your block. shell calls whatever your default shell is while sh calls /bin/sh specifically. Your default shell is probably bash, which is an ...
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How to quickly convert text to org-mode table?

You find the Tbl menu at the right side of the Org menu. Mark the region you want to convert to an org-table and click on the menu item Tbl -> Convert Region. The result is a table without header: ...
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Exporting Org in Landscape

What about putting the following in the export options: #+LATEX_CLASS: article #+LATEX_CLASS_OPTIONS: [landscape] #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[a4paper]{anysize}
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Wrap cell content in an org mode table

Adjust Column Width with Wrap Around Here is a solution adapted for org-mode 9.1.13, Spacemacs (0.200.13), emacs 26.1 for convenience. Starting with the following content at a buffer in org-mode: | ...
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Reference the last column / row in an org-mode table

Two notes to answer your questions. The first answers your question directly. Take a look at The Org Manual and its section on References. In short: use @> to refer to the last row. The example ...
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Generating tables with headers from code block

Just use hline instead of linebreak. The following works: * test #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :results value table '(("First" "Second") hline (a b) (c d)) #+END_SRC #+RESULTS: | First | Second | ...
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Org tables: Wrap all fields in column to a given size

I am new to the Org API and I would be glad if you could give a look to the code and share some comments. As for the proposed solution, consider the following table: |---+---------------------------...
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org column view with date calculations

The Org syntax for the DEADLINE event differs from what you use in your question. Instead of * TODO fix this bug asap :PROPERTIES: :UPDATE: writing test cases almost there! :LASTUPDATED: 2019-11-25 :...
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Org capture into org table

Yes, it is. For example, with this org file: * my table | blah | blah | And this elisp: (custom-set-variables '(org-capture-templates (quote (("t" "Table" table-line (file+headline "...
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help with org-mode table formula

The following #+TBLFM line works for me: | | Accounts | June 2019 | July 2019 | August 2019 | |---+-------------+-----------+-----------+-------------| | | cash | 100 |...
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How to select (and copy) a column of an org table *without* rectangle selection?

Actually for org-table-copy-region it isn't necessary to mark the exact column width! Just mark the beginning of the column somewhere in a cell, then the end by going down the required number of rows ...
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Add cell background colors to org-mode table in pdf export

Getting inspiration from this answer, the following works. You must install the xcolor package as instructed there. #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[table]{xcolor} * table test | hi | there ...
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org mode - add formula to generate delta column

Using Calc’s logical operations to handle the first row: | x | delta | |---+-------| | 2 | 0 | | 3 | 1 | | 5 | 2 | | 1 | -4 | | 7 | 6 | #+tblfm: $2=@# < 3 ? 0 : $1-@-1$1 ...
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Wrap cell content in an org mode table

Once you follow along the accepted answer and fixed the size of a long column in an existing table, toggling table-fixed-width-mode by M-x table-fixed-width-mode seems to do the trick of automatically ...
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Auto-update org tables before each export

I found the function you need (with a tiny bit of luck). You just have to add the following function to your before-save-hook. org-table-recalculate-buffer-tables Assuming you have no other hooks, ...
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How to convert org-table to list?

EDIT: Updated code because I had misunderstood what the headings should be, and to switch to s-join because apparently @lap's version of Emacs doesn't have string-join from subr-x (s-join and string-...
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How to have the sum of a column (with computed data) in the first row?

You should use cell formulas (prefixed by := instead of =) for your results. The example below gives the sum of the last column both at the first and the last rows. | | | 8 | | Col1 | ...
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Org mode: Using todo-items or checkboxes in tables

Org mode is so flexible that you have, in addition to the previous answer, a bunch of additional possibilities, if you don't file like coding. This requires a little modification of your setup, but ...
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Preventing Org-Mode PDF Tables from Running Off the Page

Put this code above your table: #+ATTR_LATEX: :environment longtable :align |l|l|l|l|l|l|l|l| You can replace the l with p{*cm} where * can be any numeral as required to fit table to page. e.g. #+...
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How to quickly convert text to org-mode table?

Select the data. M-x table-capture Now it will ask questions like what is the delimiter etc. For column delimiter hit space key Row delimiter is RET, but we can't use it because it's the ...
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How do I have tables side by side?

PDF export is handled by LaTeX, which provides endless ways to customize your document presentation. A relatively simple way to apply side-by-side formatting to tables in org-mode is to wrap them in ...
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calculate the sum of the muplication of 2 columns in org table

@4$3=(@2$1..@3$1)*(@2$2..@3$2) or @>$>=(@<<$<..@>>$<)*(@<<$<<..@>>$<<) or @>$>=(@I$1..@II$1)*(@I$2..@II$2) using the horizontal lines to ...
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Insert column in org-mode moves the content

Just positioning at the column: cursor here | V | Name |■Age | |--------+-----| | Tarzan | 40 | | Jane | 39 | and using M-S-right (org-table-insert-column) makes it: ...
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org spreadsheet and collapsing columns

I'm not sure whether the following will help in your case, but I hope it will be of some use (and it may be useful to others). You can control the width of a column with cookies. The Tables/Column ...
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Is it possible to export an org table into an interactive table?

The standard HTML table is not interactive, you need JavaScript to add these interactive features. The following uses the DataTables JS library to add search and filter. Save it to an org file then C-...
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Exclude table in org-mode export

@Juancho's answer is nice if you want to exclude a specific table from export. If you want to exclude all tables, you can simply set the |: option: #+OPTIONS: |:nil Note that the value false is to ...
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Org mode: Using todo-items or checkboxes in tables

The functions org-element-parse and org-element-map make this task relatively easy. org-element-parse generates an abstract syntax tree of the org buffer. You can iterate over the headlines of the ...
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