[ESS] ess-dump-object-into-edit-buffer

Ista Zahn |@t@z@hn @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Apr 11 13:44:24 CEST 2018

I can't reproduce it with the latest ESS from melpa. Can you give
reproduction steps starting with

emacs -q



On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 4:58 AM, Patrick Connolly
<p_connolly using slingshot.co.nz> wrote:
> For a long time I used to be able to use
> ess-dump-object-into-edit-buffer
> to create a buffer that could be used to edit the designated function
> from anywhere on the search path to make a local version.
> Starting at about ess-15.x, only the first 5 or so lines of code is
> made available which I took to be a bug that would be fixed.  However,
> I was mistaken.  I installed ess-17.11 and it's still the same.  Being
> a bear with only a small brain, I can't imagine what use that would be
> if it's what is intended.
> Could it be that there is an additional setting that allows all of the
> function (including comments) to be dumped into that buffer?  Perhaps,
> more difficult to track down, I have something else in my ~/.emacs
> file that is incompatible.
> TIA for suggestions.
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