[ESS] Emacs/ESS is missing that feature

Andreas Leha andreas.leha at med.uni-goettingen.de
Fri Jul 12 23:20:34 CEST 2013

Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> writes:

> BTW, there is csv-mode, which chocks on big data, but if you apply it
> only on first visible lines it works ok.

I never was happy with csv-mode.  Maybe I did not try hard enough,

> There is also vlf and vlfi which stand for view large files
> (improved). They work by reading only relevant portions of the data
> file. Didn't work on 32bit machine for files > 500 MB for me the last
> time I tried. It might have been solved in emacs dev.

I never heard of vlf or vlfi.  Sounds really interesting.  Thanks for
the pointers.  I'll definitely have a look.


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