[ESS] Arrow in left margin [ANSWERED]

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Jun 20 03:00:06 CEST 2014

On Fri, 20 Jun 2014, Vitalie Spinu wrote:

> It's an indicator of the beginning of the last evaluation. It helps when
> you eval a region from a script buffer and an error occurs in one of the
> earlier lines. You can then quickly pinpoint the first error in *R* buffer
> by searching for this arrow.
> Error navigation in *R* buffer (M-g n, M-g p) works within the region
> between this arrow and end of the buffer.


   That clears it up. I don't recall seeing it before so I'm not sure what I
upgraded that brought this on. I also notice hints for a function (e.g.,
read.table()) when I start typing the options. This, too, is new.

Thanks for the insights,


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