[ESS] Problem with preview of Rd files

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 11:17:00 CET 2012

Solved in SVN and added new function ess-roxy-preview-text bound to C-c
C-e t.

There is a font-lock issue in Rd preview. If the Rd buffer doesn't have
an associated file (as roxy generates it), the buffer is not
fortified. Looks like a font-lock bug to me.


Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> writes:
> Ben Bolker <bbolker at gmail.com> writes:
>>   Any update on this?  I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 with ESS 5.14,
>> Gnu Emacs 23.1.1.
> I am looking into this. The problem is indeed that Rd preview requires a
> file but roxy doesn't create one. If everyone agrees I will fix the C-c
> C-p (Rd-preview-help) to create a temp associated file if missing.
>>  However, I will also point out (if anyone's busy making
>> improvements) that it would be really great to have a single
>> command to preview text in a new buffer, rather than having
>> to C-c C-e C-r and then C-c C-p ...
> Yes, would be nice, there is already C-c C-e C-t to preview in HTML
> (which you should use in meanwhile). I will create the text previewer
> and bind to C-c C-e t if someone doesn't come with a better shortcut.
> Best,
> Vitalie.
>>   cheers
>>     Ben Bolker
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