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From: John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>
To: Axel Kielhorn <org-mode@axelkielhorn.de>
Cc: Org-Mode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Two tables with same data but different sorting
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2020 11:47:39 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJ51EToavwEnaT5CbPaQny6EbV_hVfKJ0b1DhPTO0SA0w5gG7w@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3CB77DC4-121C-43D9-A814-16FB1DE307B1@axelkielhorn.de>

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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!

John

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On Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 10:37 AM Axel Kielhorn <org-mode@axelkielhorn.de>
wrote:

>
>
> > Am 01.10.2020 um 14:21 schrieb John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>:
> >
> > You could do something like this:
> >
> >
> > * Table 1
> >
> > #+name: table1
> > | Manufacturer    | Name        | Price |
> > |-----------------+-------------+-------|
> > | ACME            | super cheep | 25 $  |
> > | Roadrunner Inc. | Kaboom      | 27 $  |
> > | ACME            | cheep       | 30 $  |
> >
> > #+RESULTS: resorted
> > | Manufacturer    | Name        | Price |
> > |-----------------+-------------+-------|
> > | ACME            | super cheep | 25 $  |
> > | ACME            | cheep       | 30 $  |
> > | Roadrunner Inc. | Kaboom      | 27 $  |
> >
> > ** Code for resorting
> >
> > #+name: resorted
> > #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :var data=table1 :colnames t
> > (sort data (lambda (row1 row2) (string< (first row1) (first row2))))
> > #+END_SRC
> >
> > John
> >
>
> Thanks John, this is really powerful.
>
> I changed =first row1= to =elt row1 6= since my real table is more complex.
>
> (Again I learned a little bit more about elisp.)
>
> Greetings
> Axel
>
>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-01 16:07 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 [this message]
2020-10-02  6:25       ` Axel Kielhorn
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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