[ESS] looking for definitions of R functions
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Fri Jun 22 11:26:36 CEST 2018
Oh and it also works well with packages loaded with devtools::load_all().
Use C-c C-w i to install a package with srcrefs and C-c C-w l to load it
with load_all(). Then M-x xref-find-definitions should work when cursor
is on a function name.
> On 22 juin 2018, at 11:15, Stephen Eglen via ESS-help <ess-help using r-project.org> wrote:
> what are people using (if anything) to find declarations of R functions
> within Emacs buffers? e.g. when point is on the name of a function, you
> hit a keybinding to look up the definiton of that function.
> I just had some success with using dumb-jump.el
> https://github.com/jacktasia/dumb-jump -- it has a notion of a project
> folder within which it will search for R function definitions
> dynamically using a grep variant. (It doesn't always work -- e.g. I
> can't yet get it to fund hidden functions that begin with a period,
> since I think it does not recognise the . as beginning of a word.)
> But I'm just wondering if others had success with other packages? We
> mention TAGS files in our ESS documentation, and rtags.
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