[ESS] Function template

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 12:31:24 CET 2013

  >> Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk>
  >> on Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:55:29 +0000 wrote:

  >> I've had this issue when in a directory that has an src
  >> directory that came across from a machine where I had
  >> a different username (johnm1, was john).  The old files in
  >> the src subdirectory then have names like johnm.locatefun.R
  >> where it should now be johnm1.locatefun.R.  There may be
  >> some easy way to fix all the file names from within an ess
  >> session -- if so I am eyes open!

  > For your specific problem, the easiest way I would change the filenames
  > in one src folder would be to use a newish feature of dired (i.e. part
  > of Emacs, not just ESS):

  > M-x dired RET /path/to/src

  > C-x C-q     dired-toggle-read-only

This mind blowing video illustrates how to use this dired feature with
multiple cursors.


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