[R] How do I change the editor in R command window?
detlef.steuer at unibw-hamburg.de
Tue Mar 27 09:11:19 CEST 2001
The most convenient way to edit in/for R is using ESS (Emacs Speaks Statistics).
It can be found here: http://ess.stat.wisc.edu/pub/ESS/ .
(Also mentioned in the FAQ under "6. R and Emacs".)
As you obviously do not fear emacs this is your choice and worth reading its
On 27-Mar-01 Rasmus E. Benestad wrote:
> Dear R-help,
> I have started using R on my Linux box (Debian), and I have some
> problems with setting the editor/keyboard for R. The
> For instance, arrow-up gives "^[[A", and delete gives "^H". I have a
> Norwegian keyboard, but that doesn't cause any
> problems for editors like emacs. Could you advice me on how I can set
> the editor for R right? I have tried option(editor="emacs")
> and setenv R_EDITOR=emacs, but without any effect.
> Yours sincerely Rasmus Benestad
> Rasmus E. Benestad, D.Phil, GradInstP, The Norwegian Meteorological
> rasmus.benestad at dnmi.no
> phone: (+47) 22 96 31 70 mobile: (+47) 99 45 04 16 fax: (+47) 22 96 30
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