Re: [R] best text editor for Linux?

From: 宋时歌 <shigesong_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 14:55:21 +0800

Based on my own experience, the difficulty of installation is mainly Linux-specific (especially SuSE), should not be a problem on Windows platform. As computer hardware getting better each day, the resource problem associated with Java seems to be less and less relevant. My complain about JGR is that the text editor is too simple and does not have many advanced functions one often see in "real" editors such as Emacs, Vim, Ultraedit, and Jedit. I wish the developer can put more effort on that. Other than this, JGR is a very nice and pleasant environment to work with, even for a Emacs + ESS lover such as myself.

Shige

On Feb 4, 2008 2:35 PM, Jarek Jasiewicz <jarekj_at_amu.edu.pl> 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
> >
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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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