[ESS] ESS FAQ nominations Was: Changing the configuration of font colors
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Mon Jun 8 16:16:25 CEST 2009
And the winner is...
Just cleaning this up and renaming the thread in cased you missed it...
>> John Maindonald wrote:
>>> #1. It took me quite a bit of searching, following clues provided by
>>> a message from Rodney Sparapani, that I could do the following
>>> to change the color scheme:
>>> (require 'ess-site)
>>> (require 'ess-font-lock)
>>> In ESS under emacs, one does
>>> <ESC>x M-x ess-font-lock- <RET> <RET>
>>> Five choices then appear. I rather like wheat.
>>> Further choices can be added to the file ess-font-lock.el,
>>> or existing choice(s) modified.
>>> I could not find this stated in explicit detail anywhere. I'd like
>>> to see it added to the FAQ, and probably also to the section
>>> about customizing emacs in the introductory document.
>>> The default is unsatisfactory if one is using a computer
>> my nominations:
>> #2 Interactive SAS is not supported by SAS for Windows.
>> #3 When ESS[R] hangs, try C-g.
John Maindonald wrote:
> 4. How do I comment a region: M-;
> 5. Indent region and undo: C-M-\ M-x 1
> 6. What does one actually type when it says C-M-\
> 7. How does ESS handle command line line history? How do I get a history
> 8. I've heard that there are commands for doing clever things with
> transcript file?
> How do I get these to work for me?
> 9. Is there an R equivalent of M-x dired: (M-x ess-rdired)
> 10. Somewhere in the documentation it notes that A-M-r will get the
> history matching string. What does the A mean? (Actually, I do not know!)
> 11. What are the five niftiest things that one can do with ESS?
Any others? Extra points for those with answers.
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