Creating tables with variable number of columns

to put this question as simply as possible…

  • spreadsheet functionality without a spreadsheet -

ive tried a few different approaches to this problem without
success… giving the user a way to create tables to store trivial
information in tabular format. each table would generally have a
different number of columns…

the last approach i tried involved having a sheet, sheetrow,
sheetcolumn, sheetfield… sheet having many rows and columns, field
belonging to row and column… etc… whatever - as you can tell this
is a complication from hell and unlikely to be in any way shape or
form efficient…

so any ideas?

thanks,

  • FJM

On Mar 16, 2008, at 9:10 PM, [email protected] wrote:

  • spreadsheet functionality without a spreadsheet -

Have a look at:

http://code.google.com/p/trimpath/wiki/TrimSpreadsheet

yeah, i guess a main stumbling block is going to be keeping all the
data separate. i don’t want to just store my stuff as a serialized
object … eh, i guess im going to be trying to reinvent the wheel in
some ways but i can’t really find another decent way… many thanks
though.

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