[ESS] Go to function definition

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte rdiaz02 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 15:52:33 CEST 2014

Dear Seb,

I use the function ido-goto-symbol as shown here:


There is also a similar one in prelude:

However, the ido-goto-symbol-at-point, as referred to here

and that relates to one of the Emacs rocks episodes, does not work for me
(and my elisp-ignorant attempts to make it work have failed).

Tags, etc, do work (ess-build-tags-for-directory) but ido-goto-symbol (that
I bind to C-c i) is good enough for most of my use cases (if the definition
is on the buffer you are working on).


On Fri, 19-09-2014, at 15:15, Sebastien Vauban <sva-news at mygooglest.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm wondering whether there is a possibility to be able to jump to the
> definition of the function under point, like `f2' does in RStudio (to
> see the code of R functions such as `substring' or your own functions)?
> How do you do that?
> With a TAGS file?  How do you generate it for both your code and the
> R packages?
> Other solution?
> Best regards,
>   Seb

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Department of Biochemistry, Lab B-25
Facultad de Medicina
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 
Arzobispo Morcillo, 4
28029 Madrid

Phone: +34-91-497-2412

Email: rdiaz02 at gmail.com
       ramon.diaz at iib.uam.es


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