[R] RGui: windows-record and command history
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Mar 23 15:04:23 CET 2006
>>>>> "Duncan" == Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca>
>>>>> on Thu, 23 Mar 2006 08:48:52 -0500 writes:
Duncan> On 3/23/2006 7:35 AM, Thomas Steiner wrote:
>> b) Scrolling up in RGui (windows 2000) to see past commands is nice,
>> but: Is it possible to type eg "wi" and the "arrow up" and see the
>> last command that started with "wi" (like windows()). I know this
>> feature from Matlab (Uops, one of the forbidden words here? ;) ) and
>> it's nice to have it.
Duncan> We have things like that on platforms that use the
Duncan> readline library for input, but Rgui doesn't.
Also note that ESS (Emacs Speaks Statistics) has exactly
this feature on all platforms !
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
Duncan> It would be nice, but it's a fair bit of work to
Duncan> implement properly and it's not on my todo list.
Duncan> Duncan Murdoch
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