[R] R Commenting Style

Kevin E. Thorpe kevin.thorpe at utoronto.ca
Thu Jan 19 12:26:31 CET 2006

I don't know if this is what you're referring to, but in ESS the number 
of octothorpes (#) affects the indentation in the emacs buffer. If I 
remember right, ### puts it at the beginning of the line, ## the current 
indentation level (eg. in a function) and # further right.

Paul Roebuck wrote:

>I seem to remember reading somewhere about some style
>guide regarding R the number of comment characters (#)
>prior to the comment meaning something.
>Anyone know to what I'm referring? Where?

Kevin E. Thorpe
Biostatistician/Trialist, Knowledge Translation Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
email: kevin.thorpe at utoronto.ca  Tel: 416.946.8081  Fax: 416.946.3297

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