Dismal (Dis' Mode Ain't Lotus) is a major mode for GNU Emacs that implements a spreadsheet. It is designed to be keystroke driven rather than mouse/menu driven (although it can be menu driven), and it is extensible. Users can write their own commands and functions, for example, to allow a function cell to write to several nearby cells. A ruler can be put up that reflects the semantics of column names past the ones automatically provided as letters.
Dismal has some useful functions that implement the keystroke level model of Card, Moran, and Newell.
DocumentationTo use it, type M-x list-packages in Emacs. (This requires Emacs version 24.1 or higher.)
This is a GNU package:dismal
released on 23 August 2013
Extension or PluginThis package can be used as an extension, plugin, or add-on to:
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|GPLv3||genium||11 October 2014|
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|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs/elpa.git/?h=externals/dismal|
|Required to use||GNU Emacs|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 October 2014.