[ESS] ess-help+.el

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit.list at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 14:06:10 CET 2011

>    > 2) new function 'ess-display-index' (bound to "i" in
>    > ess-help-map). It displays nicely linked index file put
>    > automatically in ess-help-mode with all the usual
>    > shortcuts available; p and n have modified behavior.
> Very cool!   ... though it takes a *long* time initially for me,
> as it indexes all the 2000 packages (or so) I have installed.
Yes, it's the R working down there.
Is it only the first time when it takes long?
I can cache package names if the number is higher than 200 or so.  I
expect most users have less than 100 packages and it's not necessary
to cache. Caching would imply that newly installed packages are not
recognized and thus not proposed in the completion.

>    > 4) new function 'ess-display-help-in-browser' opens
>    > current page in html browser.  Bound to "w" in
>    > ess-help-mode-map.
> good idea
It's the idea Steve Lianoglou gave in his feature request. I've just
implemented it :).


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