[ESS] automatic line breaks

Erik Iverson eriki at ccbr.umn.edu
Wed Nov 3 03:21:51 CET 2010

On 11/02/2010 08:34 PM, Max Kuhn wrote:
> I'd like to turn off a feature that I encounter when editing LaTeX or
> Sweave files.
> When typing paragraphs, hitting the space bar triggers and automatic
> line break once a certain number of characters is reached.

Sounds like auto-fill-mode is turned on somehow.  I don't believe ESS
does this at all, so it might be set through some other package or
setting in your config file.

Do you see 'Fill' in your mode line?

> I've looked thorough the ESS documentation, but I must not know the
> correct terminology for this.
> I'm using GNU Emacs (i386-apple-darwin9.8.0, NS
> apple-appkit-949.54) of 2010-08-18 on braeburn.aquamacs.org - Aquamacs
> Distribution 2.1.
> btw - is there a command to get the ESS version?

There is a variable ess-version, not a command to
access its value though.

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