[ESS] no syntax highlighting/colors for text between quotes in iESS

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte rd|@z02 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Jul 12 00:52:39 CEST 2016

Sorry if I was not clear: I am not referring to outputs, but to
inputs. Something like

plot(x, y, log = "x")



or any other input that is quoted.

(And in those cases I personally like the highlighting)



On Mon, 11-07-2016, at 21:16, Lionel Henry <lionel.hry using gmail.com> wrote:
> Personally I think we shouldn't attempt to fontify outputs.
> There is no consistent way to do it. RStudio doesn't fontify
> output either.
> Lionel
>> On 11 juil. 2016, at 13:49, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit using gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for reporting this. This issue is currently not decided and the behavior
>> that you see is an unintentional spillover of some recent re-factoring of syntax
>> tables.
>> The problem is that, on the one hand, the quotes highlighting notoriously
>> misbehaves in inferior buffers and fixing that with "standard tools" would
>> impact the output speed too much. On the other hand it's indeed uncomfortable to
>> see different highlighting of basic constructs. So, I guess, misbehaving string
>> font lock is better than no font lock.
>> I have reverted to the previous behavior now.
>> Vitalie
>>>> On Sat, Jul 09 2016 02:21, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> Since my last update of ESS (ess-version: 16.04 [elpa: 20160703.731] but
>>> also ESS from git from a few minutes ago: ess-version: 16.04 [git:
>>> eae9e8fc9d8aa02c5831eb357969e66caa8c1e39]) in the iESS buffer text between
>>> quotes is no longer colored. It is in the ESS buffer, though.
>>> If instead of using the above version I use the 16.04 from the tar.gz from
>>> http://ess.r-project.org/index.php?Section=download (ess-version: 16.04
>>> [Released git: cccb9481389b]) I get back the usual (for me) behavior of
>>> having text within quotes with distinct syntax coloring in both the iESS
>>> and ESS buffers.
>>> I can reproduce the above by using ess-site from either one or another
>>> version.
>>> Is this intended? Is there any way to bring back the old behavior?
>>> Best,
>>> R.
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Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Department of Biochemistry, Lab B-25
Facultad de Medicina
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 
Arzobispo Morcillo, 4
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