[ESS] Getting eldoc to offer argument suggestions quicker

Steve Lianoglou lianoglou.steve at gene.com
Tue Oct 1 20:46:32 CEST 2013


Just updated to latest ess, so took a few mins to debug my emacs
config again and got back to the issue of eldoc not being triggered
until I hit a space w/in parens (partially quoted below from the
following thread):


It turns out that the delay-in-arg-popup was due to using autopair:

I've turned autopair off and quickly setup smartparens instead, which
seems to be doing the trick just fine:

Just thought I'd update this post for posterity.


On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 12:13 PM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >> Steve Lianoglou <lianoglou.steve at gene.com>
>  >> on Fri, 17 May 2013 11:53:39 -0700 wrote:
> [...]
>  > I get the impression that it's not supposed to happen this way and the
>  > args should show as soon as the point starts in between the parens
> Your expectation is correct. I seen this before and if I remember
> correctly, it had to do with skeleton. Something was/is interfering with
> eldoc but I didn't dig into it. Would be good to know what is going on
> and report to emacs maintainers or solve at ESS side at least.

Steve Lianoglou
Computational Biologist
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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