[R-SIG-Mac] please recommend an editor

Martin Renner martin.renner at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Mon Dec 12 10:34:25 CET 2005

>On Dec 8, 2005, at 5:21 AM, Parlamis Franklin wrote:
>>  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.
>The problem is to decide when to put in a checkpoint. Right now, we 
>are forcing them only after <Enter> which is ok for usual work, but 
>if you are only fixing a line here or there then those won't be 
>checked in. Should we use some time-based limit? Cocoa's default is
>to place no checkpoints so it's not a help :P
Since you mentioned christmas - ideal might be a short time limit (10 
s?) and multiple undos. Knowing how the checkpoint is set already 
helps a great deal.


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