[R] Script file editors for Windows - submit highlighted text?

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 4 15:53:32 CEST 2002

On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Steve Roberts wrote:

> I use S+, Stata, SAS and R depending on the weather...  The
> script file editors in S+, SAS and Stata all allow me to submit a
> portion of a developing script file to the running process. In R I have
> to use an external editor and either source the entire file or do lots
> of copy-and-pasting.

Not on Windows:  you can display a file in RGui, highlight a portion and
submit it (with ^V).  Any volunteers to make it editable?

> Are there any editors out there which interface
> to R more closely and let me submit a section of code in one key
> (or mouse) stroke? Language-aware features would be nice as well!
> I know about EMACS/ESS but have never been able to get on with
> EMACS - when in Windoze I like my pointy-clicky interface!

See http://cran.r-project.org/other-software.html

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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