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]> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. + -- Sent via pgsql-patches mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-patches