[ESS] Activating electric "(" behavior {was "Release of ESS 5.3.5"}

Leo sdl.web at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 18:49:24 CEST 2007

On 2007-08-15 16:45 +0100, Martin Maechler wrote:
>     >> 2) We've added a version of Sven Hartenstein's "R function arguments tips"
>     >> functionality.   
>     >> Note that this includes an "electric "("" behavior inside `R-mode'  which is
>     >> active by default and can be customized.
>     >> E.g. use  '(setq ess-r-args-electric-paren nil)' to turn it
>     >> off.
>     >> Further, ess-r-args-show-as allows to switch (from
>     >> minibuffer) to "tooltip" mode.
>     Leo> Can someone share how to enable this feature? 
> Executive Summary:
>   In an *.R buffer, type C-c C-s 
>   to activate the feature.
[a good detailed answer]

Thanks, Martin.

Unfortunately I cannot see the feature __ function arguments tips __
even in .R files.

For example, when I type `matrix(' in a .R file, there are no tips shown
in the minibuffer.

Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com>                         (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)

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