[R] Command-line editing & history
ronggui.huang at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 04:09:33 CET 2006
And JGR has that features as well.
2006/3/3, Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw at merck.com>:
> Unless I'm mistaken, all those features (and more) are available if you run
> R within ESS/(X)Emacs.
> From: John McHenry
> > Hi all,
> > Are there any plans to add more functionality to command-line
> > editing and history editing on the command line?
> > In MATLAB (I know, comparisons are odious ...), you can type
> > "p" and up-arrow on the command line and scroll through the
> > recently entered commands beginning with "p". This is a very
> > useful feature and something that I believe is not replicated in R.
> > Please correct me if I'm wrong; currently I use history(Inf)
> > in R, search for what I want and cut and paste if I find what
> > I'm looking for.
> > Also in MATLAB, tab completion is available for directory
> > listings and also for function name completion. Again, I'm
> > unaware of how to do this in R. The added MATLAB
> > functionality makes finding files easy on the command line
> > and it also saves the fingers on long function names.
> > Thanks,
> > Jack.
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