[Rd] print.closure at the R level

Romain Francois romain.francois at dbmail.com
Sat Apr 18 22:37:05 CEST 2009

Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 18/04/2009 10:12 AM, Romain Francois wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Could the code that auto prints a function/closure be extracted from 
>> print.c so that there would be a print.closure function.
>> I would like to be able to mask a print.closure function so that I 
>> have a custom auto-print. One reason for that is I plan to have 
>> syntax highlighting within the R console.
> The class of a closure is "function", so you'd want the method to be 
> print.function.  Currently that doesn't work for auto printing, so 
> your suggestion is still interesting.  (I'm not sure why auto printing 
> is special here...)
> Duncan Murdoch
The attached patch implements exposing the print.function at the R level.


Romain Francois
Independent R Consultant
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