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The Org Mode 7 Reference Manual
by Carsten Dominik and others
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3.5 The spreadsheet

The table editor makes use of the Emacs ‘calc’ package to implement spreadsheet-like capabilities. It can also evaluate Emacs Lisp forms to derive fields from other fields. While fully featured, Org's implementation is not identical to other spreadsheets. For example, Org knows the concept of a column formula that will be applied to all non-header fields in a column without having to copy the formula to each relevant field. There is also a formula debugger, and a formula editor with features for highlighting fields in the table corresponding to the references at the point in the formula, and moving these references by arrow keys.

See section 15 The spreadsheet for full details of the spreadsheet and Org-Plot graph plotting functionality.

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