[ESS] r-related question: editing NAMESPACEd functions in packages

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 10:15:28 CET 2011

On 8 November 2011 10:02, Rainer M Krug <r.m.krug at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What could be actually done at ESS side is to introduce the notions of
>> user-mode and developer-mode.
>>  - user-mode is usual ESS as we know it.
>>  - developer-mode makes ess-eval-function (and frends) search for the
>> function name in all the attached packages (even if hidden).
> In addition, one should be able to specify packages which are load ad
> automatically when switching to developer-mode,

I assume loading packs in ess-deloper-packages should be enough?

> and the possibility to
> source an R script when entering and quitting developer-mode
> (ess-dev-mode-on.R, ess-dev-mode-off.R) would also be nice.

There will be ess-developer-toggle.
Sourcing the script looks like a great way of customizing the
developer setup, but I cannot figure out anything useful by myself.
Any practical examples?


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