[ESS] stepping through code with C-c C-c

Andreas Leha andreas.leha at med.uni-goettingen.de
Sat Dec 6 11:44:14 CET 2014

Hi Vitalie,

Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> writes:
>  >>> Andreas Leha on Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:49:41 +0000 wrote:
>  > I do have a related question.  Would it be possible to add support for
>  > syntactic blocks (e.g. for-loops, apply, plyr, dplyr statements)?  This
>  > is mostly equivalent to support for {} or () bounded blocks.
> It's not really that simple as {}/() look-up. R's syntax is not that
> uniform. We barely can make indentation right.

I see.

> It would be possible when we have emacs based R parser. I looked into
> Wisent 2 years ago but never got down to implementing anything. Recently
> a friend of mine got interested in implementing it for didactic
> reasons. So maybe sooner than later it will eventually happen.

Wow.  Say hello to your friend!


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