emacs table-mode: why does a kill-ring-save on a (single) cell mark the (entire) buffer as “changed”?

http://table.sourceforge.net https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Text-Based-Tables.html http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git/tree/lisp/textmodes/table.el https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/TableMode http://ergoemacs.org/emacs/emacs_table.html http://doc.endlessparentheses.com/Fun/*table–cell-kill-ring-save.html – within tables kill-ring-save is actually remapped to *table–cell-kill-ring-save https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Kill-Ring.html That “feature” (marking the buffer as changed) is terribly annoying!!! You try to copy (AKA kill-ring-save) text from a table, and from now on something “tells” you, you “changed” the table – but actually you did not. You may be tempted to… Continue reading emacs table-mode: why does a kill-ring-save on a (single) cell mark the (entire) buffer as “changed”?

emacs table-mode

http://table.sourceforge.net http://table.sourceforge.net/html – generate HTML from an emacs table https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Text-Based-Tables.html https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/TableMode http://ergoemacs.org/emacs/emacs_table.html

emacs table-mode, how to print, …

http://table.sourceforge.net/html/ https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/TableMode Rendering an emacs table as HTML table, possible for further intermediate processing – like splitting … – quite useful! So far I have always printed an emacs table as fixed-font text document – sort of ugly, but still useful.

emacs: in table-mode, how do I change the face used for cells?

https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/2394/in-table-mode-how-do-i-change-the-face-used-for-cells I find it very useful and necessary to know immediately, that a table got recognised by emacs as such. Emacs shows it in colours then. With the default settings I find the background blue1 (together with foreground gray90) sometimes / often “far too heavy”, let’s say: a contrast far too exhausting for my eyes. Really! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/eye_candy… Continue reading emacs: in table-mode, how do I change the face used for cells?

migrating account details from “text table” file to XML file

I started the XML in 2007, with a couple of entries migrated from the “text table” file. And now in 2014 there are still far too many entries in the “text table” file, that is obnoxious. But actually I should have expected that. Having both files in parallel makes me every so often look for… Continue reading migrating account details from “text table” file to XML file