[ESS] showing function syntax

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Sun Dec 19 22:26:16 CET 2010

ess-eldoc might help you; see my earlier msg:


and the offer of writing documentation still applies!

Jannis <bt_jannis at yahoo.de> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I vaguely remeber that ESS has the functionality to show the syntax of
> a R function (i.e. all the options with their defaults in the
> parantheses (e.g. for example plot(x,y,xlim,......)) in some buffer
> while typing the name of that function.
> Is this correct? If yes, do I have to activate this feature? I
> recently updated emacs and ESS and no I do not have this feature
> anymore. And I am quite sure that it worked before....Or do I mistake
> this with rkward?
> Thanks a lot
> Jannis
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