[ESS] showing function syntax

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Sun Dec 19 23:35:18 CET 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Jannis <bt_jannis at yahoo.de> wrote:
> Dear list,

> I vaguely remember 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.

You may be thinking of ess-display-help-on-object which is bound to
C-c C-v by default.

> 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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