[ESS] Colors in noweb mode

Terry Therneau therneau at mayo.edu
Fri Dec 2 21:47:22 CET 2011

Emacs in an Xwindow
When I move around the modeline does not change (but it does on the
Updating to a newer emacs isn't in my pervue.

However, information that it might well be emacs and not some feature
of my own setup is comforting.  Like many others, parts of my
configuration file are stolen and other so long ago written that I don't
remember details of what or why.

Thanks much

Terry Therneau

On Fri, 2011-12-02 at 10:56 -0500, Kasper Daniel Hansen wrote:
> Quick questions:
> (1) are are using emacs in a terminal (-nw) or in an Xwindow?
> (2) when you move around in noweb mode, does the modeline change
> appropriately when you move from a latex chunk to an R chunk and back
> again?
> This is not too helpful, but I would consider upgrading Emacs.  In my
> experience the newer Emacs (version 22 or 23) are much better at
> handling this stuff (but this is purely anecdotal)
> Kasper
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Terry Therneau <therneau at mayo.edu>
> wrote:
> > I have a colors problem for .Rnw files, but only on the servers at
> work.
> >
> > The problem: the code portions of the document are fine.  In the
> text
> > portion I get coloring appropriate to the code portions though.  So
> for
> > the text string
> >      .... a second order Taylor series about it's value at ....
> > the color changes to red at the single quote mark an persists until
> the
> > next one.  Words like "for", "in", and "function" are hightlighted,
> etc.

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