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Re: [O] using orgtbl-sqlinsert

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] using orgtbl-sqlinsert
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:23 +0200

Hi Eric,

do you have orgtbl-to-sqlite defined?  What does it look like?
Do you have the BEGIN RECEIVE and END RECEIVE lines in the buffer?
Are you working in a buffer that is not in Org-mode?  Do you have orgtbl-mode 
turned on?


- Carsten

On 26.5.2013, at 08:56, Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> wrote:

> I've got a table I'm trying to insert into a sqlite database. I've been
> looking at orgtbl-sqlinsert and this page[fn:1], but I suspect all that
> is out of date. I haven't seen anyone talking about #+ORGTBL: keywords,
> or things like "#+BEGIN RECEIVE ORGTBL exsql" in the past year or so.
> Do those still work? I can't for the life of me get it to do anything.
> I've got a sqlite database called "market.sqlite" in the same directory
> as a file containing this:
> #+TBLNAME: terms
> #+ORGTBL: SEND market.sqlite orgtbl-to-sqlinsert :sqlname "terms"
> | Chinese          | English                            |
> |------------------+------------------------------------|
> | 音像制品出版     | A/V Publishing                     |
> | 定价总金额       | Aggregate Retail Price             |
> (etc)
> I've tried C-c C-c on that header, calling
> `org-babel-execute-src-block', waving my fingers at it, and cursing
> loudly, one of which usually works. But I get no error, no insertion
> into the database, and no results block with INSERT statements (I tried
> making a #+BEGIN RECEIVE ORGTBL marketdb.sqlite block as noted on worg).
> Does this still work? Or is it still possible to jimmy orgtbl-sqlinsert
> to either insert directly, or create a block of INSERT statements?
> Thanks!
> Footnotes:
> [fn:1] http://orgmode.org/worg/org-tutorials/multitarget-tables.html

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