On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:08:06 PM UTC+5:30, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> I don't have Windows and since upgrading my Mac to Mavericks I no
> longer have Excel of any flavor. I have a few Excel spreadsheets in
> which I store parameters from which I generate other config files. I
> read those spreadsheets using xlrd.

> I am so fed up with LibreOffice's inability to properly support really
> basic Excel capabilities, I'm about ready to throw my computer out the
> window. So, I'm looking for alternatives. Before someone suggests
> config parser/Windows INI files... A spreadsheet format is kinda handy
> in this case because I do use a few formulas to define some of the
> parameters. Adding a new row (new config file) or column (new
> parameter) is a breeze. 

Are you familiar with emacs' org mode tables?



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