[ESS] ESS usage poll

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 17 10:35:36 CEST 2010

Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan.sarkar at gmail.com> wrote:

> > 2. When you are typing commands in the "Script Frame", I wish tab
> > completion and "hints" would appear.  Perhaps I have ESS installed
> > incorrectly, but I don't see that in the Emacs script file.   In
> > Emacs/ ESS,  I get tab completion of commands & filenames *R* buffer,
> > but not in the editor that has the .R file.  Know what I mean?
> TAB indents in .R file buffers, C-c TAB completes.

Perhaps we could investigate overloading the TAB key in .R buffers, so
that it indents at the start of the line, and otherwise tries
completion?  (Of course, by default, this behaviour could be off.)


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