[ESS] Shift Underline Produces '<-'

Steven McKinney smckinney at bccrc.ca
Fri Oct 28 02:18:30 CEST 2011

Placing this in your .emacs file will turn off the 
"underscore becomes assignment operator" behaviour,
should you decide to turn it off.

;; Turn off smart underscore in ESS
(ess-toggle-underscore nil)

Steven McKinney

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ess-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:ess-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Rich Shepard
> Sent: October-27-11 4:01 PM
> To: ess-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [ESS] Shift Underline Produces '<-'
>    I use emacs-23.2 on Slackware-13.1. A week or so ago I accidently pressed
> shift-hyphen and saw the R equals '<-' presented. While this is handy when
> entering expressions it prevents me from entering an underscore; for
> example, value_var. Where can I turn off this shortcut?
> TIA,
> Rich
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