[ESS] Multi-line commands and comint-previous-prompt (from the menu Backward Output Group)

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 08:50:29 CET 2014

You have to position your cursor at the end of the expression. Only the
code preceding the prompt is executed.

It's better to use M-p or comint-previous-matching-input-from-input to
recall previous command at the prompt directly.


 >>> Manuel Morales on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:22:51 -0500 wrote:

 > I'm using ESS 14.9 installed from Melpa.
 > If I enter the following multi-line expression:

 > a <-
 >      c(1:10)

 > I can get back to it using C-c C-p and then re-run it using ENTER. That
 > gives the following output:

 >> a <-
 >     c(1:10)
 > a <-
 > +     c(1:10)

 > If I now type C-c C-p and try to re-run using ENTER I get only the first
 > line:

 >> a <-

 > Is there a way to change this behavior?

 > For more background I'm trying to write a function that will allow me to
 > recall commands from the history that have been entered from either the
 > R-buffer or a script file and the issue above is causing problems. If
 > interested see link below for the function:
 > https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27307757/ess-retrieving-command-history-from-commands-entered-in-essr-inferior-mode-or/27412677#27412677

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