Re: [R] best text editor for Linux?

From: Simon Blomberg <s.blomberg1_at_uq.edu.au>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 16:50:38 +1000

Many Linux/Unix users (including me) recommend running R in Emacs, using ESS http://ess.r-project.org/ . You can also run R through Emacs/ESS on Windows.

Simon.

On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 07:35 +0100, Jarek Jasiewicz wrote:
> Wade Wall wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I know this question has been asked in the past, but I am wondering if
> > anyone running R on Linux has any guidance as to a text editor that works
> > well with R. At the present time I am running R on Windows and using
> > TINN-R. For a number of reasons I want to switch to Linux, but can't find
> > much in the way of a text editor in sync with R. Any experiences,
> > recommendations would be appreciated.
> >
> > Wade Wall
> >
> > [[alternative HTML version deleted]]
> >
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> I can suggest also JGR package which give yo very good standalone
> interface (you cannot start terminal) with color syntax for all
> installed packages, active tips after typing funcion name, runnig any
> fragment of code directly from editor, obiect brownser etc. very nice
> tool... but.....
>
> It is java-dependend and there are lots of problems with installing it -
> like most of the java dependend tools. For example I installed it
> without problem on one machine, beside on other almost the same I recive
> error. No one can tell me why (i.e why it is differend). Addationally
> like all others java programs it is extremly slow and resorce consumed.
> Jarek
>
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