[ESS] Failed match for ess-function-pattern

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Fri Jan 10 21:48:05 CET 2014

What is wrong with C-c C-c? Which automatically evaluates the paragraph
when no function at point is found.


 >>> Andreas Yankopolus on Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:18:38 -0500 wrote:

 > I'm using R environments to organize groups of related values and defining functions like so:

 > fooFunc1 <- local(function(args) {
 >   ## Doo foo 1 things
 > }, env=fooEnv)

 > fooFunc2 <- local(function(args) {
 >   ## Doo foo 2 things
 > }, env=fooEnv)

 > Unfortunately, the local() construct appears to break ESS's ability to recognizes these as functions. Putting the pointer in such a function and evaluating (C-c, C-f) fails with: "Point is not in a function according to 'ess-function-pattern'."

 > Any suggestions or fixes? I took a look at the code in ess-mode.el and don't see an obvious solution given my limited knowledge of elisp.

 > I'm running ess v13.05 in Aquamacs 3.0preview5 on OS X 10.9.1. Same story in Emacs 23.4.1 on Ubuntu 13.10.

 > —Andreas
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