[R-SIG-Mac] please recommend an editor

Parlamis Franklin fparlamis at mac.com
Wed Dec 7 21:21:16 CET 2005

since this topic is pretty popular, let me mention a problem i have  
found with the integrated editor from R.app:

the "undo typing" command seems to remove an arbitrary number of  
keystrokes.  at times, i will make a mistake, then when i go to undo  
it, i find the editor has undone not only my mistake but a  
significant amount of prior work.  it is difficult to produce a  
replicable example, because i am not sure whether the number of  
keystrokes that are undone is a function of time between the  
keystrokes, or some other grouping mechanism.   i apologize for not  
including one.

just wondering, has anyone else experienced this?  is it a bug, or a  

On Dec 6, 2005, at 12:02 PM, Randall C. Johnson [Contr] wrote:

>> I have found that Emacs does a better job with auto-indentation,  
>> and have also
>> made use of Emac's backup automation features.  Emacs can probably  
>> do the "run
>> a command from the editor trick" (it unclogged my toilet the other  
>> day); I
>> just haven't figured out how to make it happen yet.
> ctr-c ctr-j  runs the line
> ctr-c ctr-r  runs the region - mark the beginning of the region  
> with ctr-spc
> ctr-c ctr-b  runs the buffer
> Best,
> Randy
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