[ESS] Fwd: elisp code: show function arguments

Sven Hartenstein lists at svenhartenstein.de
Wed Apr 4 11:28:28 CEST 2007

(This E-Mail I wrote yesterday did not seem to reach the list, I'm
resending it now.)


* Neil Shephard wrote:
> One thing I have noticed is that the cursor jumps backwards to the
> start of the preceding word when an opening bracket is typed when
> editing Stata *.do files.
> Commenting out the code in my ~/.emacs file corrects this error, so my
> guess (I know little of LISP programming) is that the lisp code is
> affecting something Emacs does when it see a bracket under ESS mode,
> irrespective of whether its editing *.R
> files.

Very true. Thank you for reporting that, Neil. I hope I corrected this
bug now (which did surely not cause the problems most people here
have). I can't really test it because I have neither SAS nor Stata
installed. You can find the updated version as well as a new
"Troubleshooting" section at my website:


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