[ESS] How to change the dith of the display in the buffer containing R

Dan Davison davison at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jul 9 03:20:00 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 05:43:41PM -0700, Judith Flores wrote:
> Hello,
>     I work with Emacs v.21.3.1 under x86_64 suse-linux OS. 
>     I usually have two buffers within an emacs window: one buffer contains the script and shows rows containing about 120 characters (that's normal for the scripts I have); the other buffer  shows the R console, but this buffer only displays approximately 80 characters per row.  I handle data frames with many columns and I would like to be able to look as many  as possible in one row. How can I do this?

I'm probably misunderstanding, but how about changing the number of display columns in R?

> options(width=120)


>    I tried this, but as I wrote before, the number of characters/row restriction doesn't seem to apply to the buffer containing the scripts:
> (setq initial-frame-alist '(width .200))
> Any help will be very appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Judith
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