[TxMt] Spreadsheets in Textmate

Charilaos Skiadas cskiadas at uchicago.edu
Fri Apr 21 22:14:29 UTC 2006

That could probably be arranged, and it is definitely a good idea.  
Markdown would work well with it.
My conventions so far are that spreadsheet lines start with anything  
(though that could be changed to "|" since that is the separator),  
"command" lines start with % and comments with #. I guess I could  
change it so that spreadsheet lines start with "|", command lines  
with "%", and everything else is considered Markdown. Similarly,  
Markdown could be changed to accept these characters as starting  
special "spreadsheet" lines.

The syntax is something I kind of threw together in haste, with only  
guide to have it similar to Excel syntax, so there is a lot of room  
for improvement, and I am not too committed to it at the moment. (To  
begin with, we need to have a lot more commands created. Right now it  
only does sums, products and averages.)

Keep on throwing ideas! The more the better.
On Apr 21, 2006, at 4:58 PM, Robert M. Ullrey wrote:
> Excellent. And I concur with Nathan.
> On Apr 21, 2006, at 2:53 PM, Nathan DeGruchy wrote:
>> Nice!
>> Now we just need to be able to use Markdown inline with it and  
>> you'd have yourself a pretty good wordprocessor ;)


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