[ESS] Viewing the contents of the object at point
spinuvit at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 18:46:33 CEST 2013
>> Giuseppe Pagnoni <gpagnoni at gmail.com>
>> on Mon, 1 Jul 2013 17:54:51 +0200 wrote:
> Dear all,
> I would like to know whether there is a command that while in a code buffer
> can send the object under cursor to the ESS window, so that it prints out
> the object's content there.
C-c C-d C-e C-e C-e C-e ...
See the doc string of how to customize the commands.
> This is a very useful feature to have while checking code line by
> line (the R plugin in Vim has something like this), so I was very
> surprised that I was not able to find any information about this in
> the ESS manual or by searching the web.
> Am I not looking in the right places, or such a feature is indeed not
> currently present in ESS?
Some small things like this are not documented in the docs. As emacs is
self documented the first thing to do when you start with a mode is to
C-c C-h, then C-c C-d C-h, then C-c C-e C-h etc
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