[R] ESS or R problem editing functions

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Jan 6 18:20:23 CET 1999

Matthew Wiener <mcw at ln.nimh.nih.gov> writes:

> f.count.these.patterns.3 <- f.count.these.patterns,
> and try to edit is (using control-c control-d), I get up *not* the
> function I just created, but an old file mcw.f.count.these.patterns.3.R
> So I guess I need to know how to make mcw.f.count.these.patterns.3.R go
> away.  I thought that the R command rm(f.count.these.patterns.3.R) would
> take care of whatever needed to be done.

ESS isn't smart enough to track changes made to objects in R, but
still tries to reuse old buffers (which I suspect *is* useful

If you find yourself in an outdated buffer, just 

C-x k (kill buffer)

and then C-c C-d again

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