[ESS] ~ symbol

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 22 12:01:38 CEST 2006

Dear Giovanni,

 > something that looks very nasty to students).
 > Question: is there a simple method in ESS Emacs
 > to extend the wonderful mechanism of pressing underscore
 > to obtain  <- ? For instance one could press another unused key
 > and obtain tilde. Or even press underscore three times-

(setq ess-S-assign "~")

and then when you hit _ you get "~" rather than "<-".

Beware though, I'm not sure if changing ess-S-assign will break other
parts of ESS.

(Making underscore cycle through three different items might be


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