[ESS] Questions regarding R + Aquamacs + ESS
vqnguyen at uci.edu
Mon Sep 21 07:24:32 CEST 2009
i guess i understand your question number 2. when sending code via
C-c M-r, sometimes the cursor doesn't go to the end of R session
buffer. i had the same problem since using emacs 23. i placed those
comint variables in my .emacs file and the cursor is going to the
bottom now. this works for me, thanks.
On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 8:08 AM, johannes rara <johannesraja at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks. Should this function to be included in customizations.el or which file?
> I found an answer to my question number 2:
> I included these lines of code to customizations.el
> (setq comint-scroll-to-bottom-on-input t)
> (setq comint-scroll-to-bottom-on-output t)
> (setq comint-move-point-for-output t)
> 2009/9/20 Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk>:
>>> Hi (I did sent this post also to R-sig-mac, but I think this is the
>>> right forum for this post),
>>> I have few questions regarding R 2.9.2 + Aquamacs + ESS. I'm moving
>>> from WinXP to Mac (Snow Leopard 10.6.1) and also from Tinn-R to
>>> Aquamacs (1.8c).
>>> 1. Is there syntax highlighting in Aqaumacs? Now when I open .R file
>>> only the lines starting with comment mark (#), quoted words etc. are
>>> shown in color. What about R:s reserved words? In Tinn-R these words
>>> where shown blue. Is there this kind of functionality in Aquamacs?
>> ESS has more font-locking (syntax highlighting) than what you see;
>> unless you are wedded to Aquamacs, have you tried the version of Emacs
>> built by Vincent Goulet:
>> this should work nicely.
>>> 3. It seems to bit complicated to keep pressing C-c all the time, is
>>> there a way to make a shortcut key (e.g when pressing Alt-S an area of
>>> code is sent to ESS-window (into R)
>> sure, this falls into the general issue of rebinding keys; e.g.
>> (defun my-ess-hook ()
>> "Add my keybindings to ESS mode."
>> (local-set-key (kbd "C-j") 'ess-eval-line-and-step)
>> (add-hook 'ess-mode-hook 'my-ess-hook)
>> change C-j and the function you want to sit on there accordingly.
>> I'll leave others to fill in 2 and 4!
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