[ESS] Make ess-help reuse one and only one buffer?
spinuvit at gmail.com
Sat Sep 7 05:50:44 CEST 2013
This was never a problem for me as usually work on relatively small
screens and I (almost) always set split-*-threshold variables such that
I have at most 2 windows per frame.
This "wonderful" behavior is the default right now. So people who don't
like it, please complain now.
>> Joshua Wiley <jwiley.psych at gmail.com>
>> on Fri, 6 Sep 2013 20:35:40 -0700 wrote:
> This sounds wonderful! At least for me, the workflow is often:
> running commands something wrong/uncertain look up help go back to
> commands (leaving help up for reference) things get fixed and keep
> typing/running commands something wrong/uncertain look up help ---
> now my windows start getting split .... eventually close some
> Having an easy option would make life fantastic! :)
> On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 8:29 PM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is the second time in past 3 months that somebody asks for this
>> feature. I have added ess-help-reuse-window variable. If t (the
>> default), ess will reuse the help window. Would be nice if you could
>> check if the current behavior (SVN) is what you want.
>> Please object now if you think this is not a good default.
>> >> "Poile, Christopher" <poile at edwards.usask.ca>
>> >> on Fri, 6 Sep 2013 23:50:32 +0000 wrote:
>> > Hello everyone, > I have tried a number of different ways to get
>> ESS help buffers to display in > only one window (the bottom right
>> window, in this case). But it seems that the > solutions on Stack
>> Overflow only affect the behavior of regular emacs help > windows. >
>> > Using 'dedicated.el' and other dedicated window tricks only work
>> some of the > time, and it's a pain to use if you are switching your
>> main editing buffer from > ESS[R] to the parent Orgmode file, jump
>> to a different Org branch and reenter > ESS[R] mode.
>> > And the ESS help options seem to be focused on frames (eg,
>> > Has anyone found a way to make ESS help windows reuse the same
>> > Thanks for the help, > Chris.
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