[ESS] Automatic insertion of space after comma in iESS mode
spinuvit at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 16:56:14 CET 2012
Let me assure everyone that I had not intended to leave it as a
default. It's just one of those things which I left for latter day
because of more stringent priorities withing ESS. And also where there
not many users of recent SVN, but this one seems to change ... so I
will think twice before committing something partially finished in the
Of course smart operators will be customisable and won't be there by default.
>> I am less clear about the IDO menu in inferior mode. My sense (not yet
>> having tried it), is that is would interfere
>> with my thought pattern. We had some simliar pop-up hint option and it
>> drive me nuts until I turned it off.
No it does not, you should really try it. It is executed only when ","
follows the prompt. Note that in R syntax this is meaningless, thus
no confusion or any inconvenience should appear.
>> Windows does lots of that type of interference, by popping open new
>> in the middle of typing and the keystrokes
>> go to the wrong place. Even gmail has it. I am merrily typing an email
>> and it does an auto-save and moves the cursor
>> while doing so and loses my place.
>> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 9:44 AM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Aleksandar BlagotiÄ‡ <aca.blagotic at gmail.com> writes:
>> > > After recent upgrade I noticed that ESS inserts space after comma by
>> > > default, which is really frustrating, especially because I tend to
>> > > insert
>> > > space manually, and end up with two spaces after comma, which is quite
>> > > ugly. I can't seem to find a variable that holds reference to this
>> > feature.
>> > > Any ideas?
>> > This is a new feature, and is called ess-smart-comma. First it's a first
>> > step towards ess-smart-operators which is intended to be much smarter
>> > and R specific than well known smart-operators package.
>> > Second it does something more in inferior. If the first key pressed in
>> > inferior is "," you will get an IDO menu with plenty of handy
>> > commands. This is inspired by SLIME.
>> > I make a variable to deactivate the space insertion, but may be you
>> > should consider changing your habits?
>> > Vitalie.
>> > >
>> > > aL3xa
>> > >
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