[R] Underscore and ESS
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Apr 2 16:42:15 CEST 2004
>>>>> "GB" == Göran Broström <gb at stat.umu.se>
>>>>> on Fri, 2 Apr 2004 16:29:00 +0200 writes:
GB> This is a question that I should have sent to 'ess-help', but I
GB> take my chances...
(yes, you should have..)
GB> In 'NEWS' (1.9.0) I read the good news
GB> o Underscore '_' is now allowed in syntactically valid names, and
GB> make.names() no longer changes underscores. Very old code
GB> but when I try it in emacs (ESS 5.1.24), my '_' are changed to ' <- '!
GB> What can I do? Upgrade to a beta version of ESS? (I want to continue
GB> using ESS!)
o Yes, upgrading to ESS-5.2.0beta would help:
There you type "_" *twice* to get a single "_" inserted
o OTOH, in all versions of ESS (and Emacs), you can type
"C-q _" which means ``quote _ '', i.e. ``literal '_'''
(and this applies to all other emacs keys in all emacs modes)
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