[R] ECB/Sidebar/R (Emacs) was: Re: kate editor for R

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte rdiaz02 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 11:58:41 CET 2007

On 1/22/07, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> On 22 January 2007 at 00:05, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte wrote:
> | On 1/20/07, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
> | > Just confirms my suspicion that even after all these years, I barely
> | > scratched the surface of ess.  That '2+ years' old feature wouldn't happen to
> | > be documented somewhere, would it?
> |
> | Dirk, I must be missing something. All I do is: M-x ecb-activate
> | Everything works. I do nothing special with ess. For that matter, I do
> | nothing special when editing LaTeX or Python, and ecb (et al) do work
> | as intended.
> I had looked at ECB for C++ programming. It simply hadn't occurred to me that
> it would plug into ESS.

I wasn't aware of it either until I attended Tony Rossini's tutorial
at useR! 2006.

> Score another one for Emacs as an operating system.

Oh yes, and almost coffee maker and pizza deliverer :-).


> Dirk
> --
> Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
>                                                   -- Thomas A. Edison

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Statistical Computing Team
Structural Biology and Biocomputing Programme
Spanish National Cancer Centre (CNIO)

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