[ESS] ESS R function args update

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 26 11:54:34 CET 2009

> I have spent a little time trying to figure out a way to show the R
> function arguments that ESS provides (in file essd-r-args.el) near
> point, instead of near the mouse cursor. I believe I have a decent
> solution, and would like to share it.
> I have posted a file with some updated functions and documentation at
> the following URL:
> http://www.biostat.wisc.edu/~iverson/r-args-tooltip-at-point.el
> I tested this on Emacs on Ubuntu 8.10, and Emacs 22.3 on Windows XP.
> If it works well, I would love to see it incorporated into a future
> version of ESS.  Is this the appropriate venue and method for
> submitting code for consideration?  If not, can you please point me to
> directions on how that is done?  I did not see any on the ESS web
> page.
> As stated in my .el file, this was my first try using elisp.

Dear Erik, thanks for this -- I will take a look at the code and see how
we can fold it into ESS.


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