[ESS] Jumping to (or listing) functions in a given file?

Short, Tom TShort at epri.com
Wed Jul 21 19:37:11 CEST 2010

Steve, check out Imenu:


I like to access the Imenu entries through Anything:


It looks like ido access is possible, too:


- Tom

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> Steve Lianoglou
> Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 13:11
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> Subject: [ESS] Jumping to (or listing) functions in a given file?
> Hi all,
> Still an emacs n00b, sorry if it's a basic question.
> Is there some easy way to help navigate/jump between 
> functions in the current buffer I'm working in?
> As a reference, TextMate has a great little widget that you 
> invoke via cmd-shift-T. When invoked, a small pop up appears 
> listing all functions in the current window (parsing is done 
> via the language definition, I reckon). You can start typing 
> the name of the function, and it'll filter down the list 
> until you hit the one you want (or you could up/down arrow 
> through your options).
> Back to emacs, I'm imagining invoking some command that lists 
> all of the functions in my working buffer down in the 
> minibuffer that I could navigate through "as usual" (ie. I'm 
> using ido to get the fuzzy-matching in there).
> It would be great if this "thing" could parse functions in an 
> S4-aware manner.
> Pipe-dream? Already there (hopefully no ctags required(?))?
> Thanks,
> -steve
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> Steve Lianoglou
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