Recall a comand in history in ESS-5.1.11 and NTEmacs 20.4.
rossini at biostat.washington.edu
Mon Jul 10 19:30:45 CEST 2000
>>>>> "PYP" == Paul Y Peng <ypeng at math.mun.ca> writes:
PYP> I wonder how I can find the last command in history that
PYP> began with a particular sequence of characters in an S-PLUS
PYP> session (invoked by M-x Sqpe+4) in NTEmacs 20.4 on a Win98
PYP> PC. From ESS - Emacs Speaks Statistics, A-M-r should do this
PYP> job. But I don't know how to type A-M-r on my PC because Alt
PYP> is used for M on my PC. Currently I have to use M-r and
PYP> regular expression to do this job, which is not handy.
Are you trying to re-enter it, or find it? (there _is_ a
PYP> Another off-topic question: in NTEmacs, how can I highlight
PYP> (select) using keyboard rather than mouse? I prefer something
PYP> similar to the way in native MS-Windows applications, which
PYP> allows me to start highlight anywhere by pressing shift (+
PYP> Ctrl) + arrow keys and to stop anywhere. Sorry if this is a
PYP> stupid question. I use Emacs only for S-PLUS and don't know
PYP> very much about it.
In XEmacs, it would be zemacs-regions; with NTEmacs, maybe
transient-mark-mode? (someone else will have to help out -- I'm going
from 2-3 year old memory here).
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