[ESS] underscore in BUGS mode

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Fri Mar 23 14:05:50 CET 2012

Jack Tanner wrote:
> Sorry if this is a FAQ; I searched in the archives but didn't find an answer.
> 1. In ESS[BUGS] mode, underscore is bound to ess-bugs-hot-arrow, which is
> definitely wrong, because it doesn't let me create variables like foo_bar. 
> 2. I'd like it if I could use smart-underscore as in ESS[S] mode, but if I do
> (define-key ess-bugs-mode-map (kbd "_") 'ess-smart-underscore)
> then there's no smart-underscore behavior, just a plain underscore.

Hi Jack:

That's true.  I'm assuming that you are using BUGS/JAGS with R/S-plus.
Since I have never seen underscore used in R/S-plus, I'm assuming the
same for BUGS/JAGS.  Of course, as the wags say, patches welcome.


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