[R-SIG-Mac] cmd-return in editor does not go to next line
HStevens at muohio.edu
Wed Mar 5 11:46:22 CET 2008
In Aquamacs, I most often use C-c C-n; this submits a line and step
to next. I like it because I can keep my left pinkie finger on the
Crtl key to execute it. (I am not much of a typist).
On Mar 5, 2008, at 4:44 AM, Tim Cole wrote:
> I can see the benefit of single stepping in some cases, but I
> wouldn't want to lose the current behaviour.
> Whiile on the subject, cmd-return has an odd feature. Once a line has
> been submitted using cmd-return, it needs two returns not one to move
> from the end of the line to the next. I suspect this is not intended
> - can it be changed?
> On 05/03/2008, at 5:03 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> On 3/4/2008 2:31 PM, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>>> On Mar 4, 2008, at 1:12 PM, Rune Maagensen wrote:
>>>> I've just started using R 2.62 on OSX 10.4.11 on a macbook 2,1 and
>>>> found that in the Editor on Windows ctrl-R runs the current
>>>> line and
>>>> goes to the next line. On Mac cmd-return runs the current line and
>>>> stays there. Shouldn't the cursor go to the next line, so a
>>>> can be run stepwise with multiple cmd-rtn instead of cmd-rtn down-
>>> It was not designed to do so, but clearly it could be changed, I'm
>>> not sure it's good idea, though, as it combines an action
>>> (execute a
>>> line) with a change of selection and that is usually not
>>> desirable (I
>>> know that WIndows is known to breach UI design principles all over
>>> place, but that's another story). Most commonly one uses
>>> selection to
>>> select the program/function that will be run instead and you don't
>>> want to change the position there. Any comments on this from other
>> In Windows the mental image is that there are two functions attached
>> - if something is selected, then submit it.
>> - if not, then single step through the script.
>> The second function is what Rune is asking about. I'd say it's good
>> have a "single step" function on a key. It doesn't need to be the
>> key as "submit the selection", but it doesn't seem to lead to
>> if it is.
>> On a Mac in the Xcode debugger, what's the key for single stepping?
>> Mac is at home, I can't check.) It would make a lot of sense to use
>> that key for single stepping in the script editor too.
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