[pmwiki-users] proposed markup for rowspan in simple tables
john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Mon Aug 25 20:31:54 CDT 2008
(Apologies; I forgot to change the subject in the digest)
On Tuesday, 26 August 2008 10:20 AM, pmwiki-users-request at pmichaud.com wrote:
>Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 00:13:13 +0200
>From: Christian Ridderstr?m <christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] proposed markup for rowspan in simple
>> ... how would one specify an "empty" cell?
>That's certainly a problem. I have no answer, but maybe could
>be used to mark an empty cell?
As noted separately, backtickspace = in the PublishPDF library.
>Having written some posts on this subject now, I think I'm leaning towards
>* Add mechanism to convert between different types of table
>* Aim for a reasonable table editor in the core. It's important that
> the editor doesn't destory parts of the table markup that it doesn't
> recognice. It'd be ok if it can only work with (:table:) if it's
> possible to convert.
>* Add mechanism to control alignment on a column basis. This is
> for ||...||-tables as well. If cells in the table need a different
> alignement, this should be done with e.g. %left% in the
Why not use the existing space convention so a cell can override its
column setting? Or would it be too easy to override by mistake?
No rowspan markup then? I'd rather see that first. At least let's
agree on the markup so I can implement a local customisation.
I agree that everything on your list is worthy, and I agree with
the order of priority.
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