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From: Axel Kielhorn <org-mode@axelkielhorn.de>
To: Org-Mode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Two tables with same data but different sorting
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2020 08:25:03 +0200
Message-ID: <58A08721-0871-49F3-B190-F0B1F533C6B7@axelkielhorn.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJ51EToavwEnaT5CbPaQny6EbV_hVfKJ0b1DhPTO0SA0w5gG7w@mail.gmail.com>


> Am 01.10.2020 um 17:47 schrieb John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>:
> 
> Glad it was helpful. You might also try (seventh row1) or (nth 6 row1). I think it is the same thing, but more obvious to read!

I agree that „first second …“ would be easier for an english speaker.
Having the ordinal number 1 based but the nth number 0 based is irritating (and sadly there is no „last“ or „penultimate“).

Actually I was looking for something like last element or the element before the last element.

(nth -1 row1) for the last row would be fine, but I guess that is the Python whispering in my ear.

Combined with the right :exports I now get what I want.

Thanks again for this additional information.

Greetings Axel






  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-02  6:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-01  8:55 Axel Kielhorn
2020-10-01 12:21 ` John Kitchin
2020-10-01 14:36   ` Axel Kielhorn
2020-10-01 15:47     ` John Kitchin
2020-10-02  6:25       ` Axel Kielhorn [this message]
2020-10-02  9:36         ` Robert Pluim
2020-10-05  8:08           ` Axel Kielhorn
2020-10-05  8:32             ` Robert Pluim
2020-10-05  9:21               ` Axel Kielhorn
2020-10-05  9:45                 ` Robert Pluim
2020-10-02 21:04         ` John Kitchin

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