[R] text editor for R

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at MedAnalytics.com
Thu Jul 8 01:04:42 CEST 2004

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 17:47, Yi-Xiong Sean Zhou wrote:
> Hi, 

> What is the best text editor for programming in R? I am using JEdit as the
> text editor, however, it does not have anything specific for R. It will be
> nice to have a developing environment where the keywords are highlighted,
> plus some other debugging functions. 
> Yi-Xiong

More information is available at:


Your e-mail headers suggest that you are using Windows. Thus, perhaps
the two best choices (subject to challenge by others) would be:

1. R-WinEdt (Under IDE/Script Editors)

2. ESS for Windows

The above two tools provide for a wide variety of functionality beyond
syntax highlighting.

There is a syntax highlighting file listed at the above site for jEdit.


Marc Schwartz

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