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* Bug in org-table--set-calc-mode?
@ 2020-10-19 15:38 Daniele Nicolodi
  2020-10-20 13:30 ` [PATCH] org-table: Add mode flag to enable Calc units simplification mode Daniele Nicolodi
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 11+ messages in thread
From: Daniele Nicolodi @ 2020-10-19 15:38 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Org Mode List

Hello,

I am hacking org-table-eval-formula (see thread about monetary values in
org-tables) which uses this inline function:

(defsubst org-table--set-calc-mode (var &optional value)
  (if (stringp var)
      (setq var (assoc var '(("D" calc-angle-mode deg)
			     ("R" calc-angle-mode rad)
			     ("F" calc-prefer-frac t)
			     ("S" calc-symbolic-mode t)))
	    value (nth 2 var) var (nth 1 var)))
  (if (memq var org-tbl-calc-modes)
      (setcar (cdr (memq var org-tbl-calc-modes)) value)
    (cons var (cons value org-tbl-calc-modes)))
  org-tbl-calc-modes)

which I am not able to understand or which is not correct.

The first (if ...) does some value substitutions, however, IIUC the
second (if ...) sets a new value for an entry in the org-tbl-calc-modes
plist if the entry is already present and builds a new plist with the
entry prepended if the entry is not there. However, the original plist
is returned and not the one with the new entry prepended.

It does not seem to be the intended behavior.

Shouldn't this be simply:

(defsubst org-table--set-calc-mode (var &optional value)
  (if (stringp var)
      (setq var (assoc var '(("D" calc-angle-mode deg)
			     ("R" calc-angle-mode rad)
			     ("F" calc-prefer-frac t)
			     ("S" calc-symbolic-mode t)))
	    value (nth 2 var) var (nth 1 var)))
  (plist-put org-tbl-calc-modes var value))

or, better, the code refactored to do not use this function?

Cheers,
Dan


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2020-10-19 15:38 Bug in org-table--set-calc-mode? Daniele Nicolodi
2020-10-20 13:30 ` [PATCH] org-table: Add mode flag to enable Calc units simplification mode Daniele Nicolodi
2020-10-20 13:44   ` Eric S Fraga
2020-10-20 14:00     ` Daniele Nicolodi
2020-10-20 14:22       ` Eric S Fraga
2020-10-20 14:19     ` Eric S Fraga
2020-10-20 14:32       ` Daniele Nicolodi
2020-10-20 14:53         ` Daniele Nicolodi
2020-10-20 15:35           ` Eric S Fraga
2020-10-20 15:35         ` Eric S Fraga
2020-10-21 15:57   ` Daniele Nicolodi

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