[R-SIG-Mac] Mac code editing

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sun Dec 11 14:23:57 CET 2005

On Dec 7, 2005, at 9:04 AM, Joel Bremson wrote:

> There are a lot of options for editing. Any Emacs version takes  
> time, but it's probably worth it if you do a lot of work in R.  
> Another option is jedit, an open source editor written in java. It  
> has an R mode you can download for it.

Last time I checked it was very slooooow - good if you like to drink  
coffee while your computer is busy, but it didn't work for me.

> There is a good trick to know for working with editors that don't  
> have direct R integration: file.choose(). file.choose() will pop up  
> an OS native file selection box so you don't have to cut and paste  
> paths into the R monitor.

Well on a Mac I prefer drag and drop which is even faster than typing  
those commands ...


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