[ESS] How does the ess-function-outline-file work?

Patrick Connolly p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz
Fri Jul 8 22:27:11 CEST 2005

On Thu, 07-Jul-2005 at 05:15PM +0200, Martin Maechler wrote:

|> >>>>> "PaCo" == Patrick Connolly <p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz>
|> >>>>>     on Thu, 7 Jul 2005 21:24:31 +1200 writes:
|>     PaCo> On Thu, 07-Jul-2005 at 11:18AM +1200, Patrick Connolly
|>     PaCo> wrote: |> I've used ess-function-outline-file for
|>     PaCo> years now, and can't remember |> what it needs to work
|>     PaCo> but it's been great.  Just what is C-f doing
|>     PaCo> Those who knew what I was referring to will know I
|>     PaCo> meant "C-c C-f".
|> I thought I knew what you meant, but 
|> no longer :-) after this ``correction'' (you mean "C-c f" , right?)

Errr... yes.  This hole is getting deeper!! :-) Shouldn't do this
stuff late at night.

|> For me,  C-h f  ess-function-outline-file
|> gives
|>  > ess-function-outline-file's value is 
|>  > "/sfs/u/staff/maechler/emacs/ess/etc//function-outline.S"

I get [No match].

So the question becomes: what could be missing, and then why would it
be missing?  Everything else seems to work.

Patrick Connolly
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