[ESS] S-Enter to send line to R, not C-Enter. Please?

Steve Lianoglou lianoglou.steve at gene.com
Wed May 15 02:17:10 CEST 2013


On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Paul Johnson <pauljohn32 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good morning.
> This is my "random ESS question" day.
> Am I the only one who wishes that send to R would be bound to S-Enter, not
> C-Enter?
> In cua mode, C-Enter is bound to their very handy rectangle selection tool.
> For that reason, my .emacs has S-Enter set as the "send line to R buffer"
> functionality.  Could you make it possible for me to assign that within ESS
> (Rather than scripting up my own recipe, which I have been doing for 10
> years).
> This is not an entirely new thing, I did not invent it.  In the olden days
> of Emacs for Windows, at the turn of the century, Shift-Enter was pre-set
> by the packager, and I liked it.  Memory tells me the packager was C.
> Curly.  We had that setting in the first RPM packages for ESS, in Fedora 6
> or such.

I'm pretty sure S-Enter doesn't work when running emacs via terminal,
and would (then) likely be a poor choice for a default binding, no?


Steve Lianoglou
Computational Biologist
Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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