Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Even if we knew the column position at output time, when we are doing
> > aligned column width computations, we don't know the width of the
> > previous columns so we would have no way to know how far the tab would
> > extend in the current column.
> If you start counting every line from the start of the current column,
> it will align correctly regardless of the previous columns.

At this stage you don't know the width of previous columns because you
don't know if a very wide value is coming in a later row, so there is no
way to output the width of the cell with a tab you are looking at now.

Unless I am misunderstanding you.

  Bruce Momjian  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

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