Subject: Re: Tables
From: Hubert Figuiere (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Dec 04 2001 - 04:03:38 CST
According to Scott Bingman <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Here's an idea I have been wondering if it would help in the "quest" for
> the elusive tables and make them easier to create.
> Abiword parses an XML file to create (and save) a document. I noticed
> that Gnumeric does this also. Would it be possible to use some of the
> code from Gnumeric to create, manupulate, and save tables within Abi docs?
> It seems to me that tables are like a small spreadsheet, and if they
> were handled in the same manner, then you could do all kinds of
> interesting things with them.
Table require require a lot of changes in the formatter. Changing the
formatter require breaking a lot of things and a large redesign. All in all,
if we do that know, don't expect to have 1.0 soon.
1.0 is scheduled for soon, so don't expect to have us do the above.
End of thread.
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