rasmus at gmx.us
Wed Jun 6 23:14:44 CEST 2012
Brett Presnell <presnell at stat.ufl.edu> writes:
> Code "chunks" in org-mode (delimited by #+BEGIN_SRC and #+END_SRC) can
> be edited in a separate emacs window by typing C-c '. This window is
> opened in the appropriate mode (ESS for R code) and saved back to the
> document by typing C-c ' again.
I love Org-mode, but I prefer the behavior of the ESS noweb mode. It
would still be convenient for long code chucks, though. I guess it
should be somewhat easy to write up a narrow to chuck function.
> I'm not sure where the implementation would have to take place for Rnw
> or knitr files (ESS? AUCTeX? Both?), but something like this would
> avoid mode switching between AUCTeX and ESS, which has never worked
> properly for me (maybe because I find it incredibly cumbersome to avoid
> all use of dollar signs in my R code). This may seem like a minor
> thing, but these mode switching problems often make editing Rnw files
> into a fairly painful experience for me, and I do a lot of it.
> Does no one else have this problem anymore?
I sometimes have this problem, but not to often as I usually externalize
my R-code now¹. If I have the problem I insert a line with
which solves the problem, but is tedious.
In theory, practice and theory are the same. In practice they are not
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