[ESS] two windows

Erik Iverson iverson at biostat.wisc.edu
Wed Jun 11 22:31:22 CEST 2008

 From the ESS manual, section 7.4,

A useful way to work is to divide the frame into two windows; one 
containing the source code and the other containing the process buffer. 
If you wish to make the process buffer scroll automatically when the 
output reaches the bottom of the window, you will need to set the 
variable comint-scroll-to-bottom-on-output to 'others or t.

Ricardo Pietrobon wrote:
> Hi, this is a very basic question but I couldn't find an answer to it:
>  I am currently running ESS with two windows, one with the R engine
> and the other with my script.  Most often I will run the commands,
> line by line, right from the script using CTRL-c CTRL-j and the output
> will show up on the other window.  Problem is that if the output is
> long, it will be hidden at the bottom of the window, which makes me
> have to switch to the other window and move to the bottom of the file.
>  This doesn't happen when running commands on the R engine window
> itself -- it automatically recognizes that the output is being hidden
> and it is automatically relocated to the center of the window
> any way to make the commands run from the script file have the same
> behavior as when run from the R-engine window?
> thanks
> Ricardo
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