[R] "_"

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon Jul 1 17:27:50 CEST 2002

On Mon, 1 Jul 2002, Jim Lemon wrote:

> If I remember correctly, every time the dreaded "_" arises as an
> assignment operator in polite emails, the advantage of last resort cited
> in its defence is that it is only a single (albeit shifted) keystroke. I
> can only speak for the excellent NEdit, but it is a trivial task to assign
> some otherwise unloved key (my favorite is that funny accent at the left
> of the digit row) to perform the herculean task of typing "<-".

In ESS the default is to use the shifted key to the right of 0 [on my
keyboard] to produce the <-, which is even easier to remember :^)


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