Modifying ess-dump-filename-template for R

Martin Maechler maechler at
Tue Nov 13 08:18:26 CET 2001

>>>>> "PaCo" == Patrick Connolly <P.Connolly at> writes:

    PaCo> According to A.J. Rossini: |> |> >>>>> "RH" == Rich Heiberger
    PaCo> <rmh at> writes: |> |> RH> There is no need to
    PaCo> make any changes.  When you do C-c C-d |> RH> from an *R* buffer,
    PaCo> the file comes up with a .R extension.  |> |> Part of the issue
    PaCo> might be that dumping a NULL object from S-PLUS, you |> end up
    PaCo> with a "function template", while from R, you end up with an |>
    PaCo> empty buffer.  Is this the problem, Patrick?

    PaCo> Right on.  Just after I sent that message, I noticed I hadn't
    PaCo> made that clear.  Unfortunately our email system crashed just
    PaCo> about then and I was unable to clarify.

    PaCo> There is a template file I found at one stage (but not now).  I
    PaCo> wanted that to be used.


  (defun ess-add-MM-keys ()
    "Define \"C-c f\" and force \\[ess-toggle-underscore]."
    (require 'ess-mode)
    (define-key ess-mode-map "\C-cf" 'ess-insert-function-outline))

i.e. it's   ess-insert-function-outline
that you (we) may want to use in this case.

    PaCo> Now the question is clear, we can begin.

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