Re: [R] good editor for R sources ?

From: A.J. Rossini <blindglobe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 27 Apr 2005 - 07:58:12 EST

On 4/26/05, Paul Smith <phhs80@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/26/05, Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw@merck.com> wrote:
> > > > > (Sorry if the question has already been answered.)
> > > > > Could someone please suggest a good text editor for
> > > > > writing R sources ?
> > > > > (I know emacs exists ... but I find it a bit heavy).
> > > > > I use crimson (http://www.crimsoneditor.com) which is
> > > > > small and simple, but the R syntax seems not to be supported.
> > > >
> > > > See http://www.sciviews.org/_rgui/projects/Editors.html
> > > > The page tells us that there is support for Crimson editor.
> > >
> > > And for Linux, what do you recommend?
> >
> > Tere are suggestions on that page that Uwe mentioned above for Linux!
> > First choice would be (X)Emacs/ESS. Then there are also vim, kate,
> > bluefish, ...
>
> Thanks, Andy. Does somebody know how to install ess on xemacs?

It comes with ESS "built-in" if you get the full distribution. But this would be better asked on the ess-help list.

best,
-tony

"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).

A.J. Rossini
blindglobe@gmail.com



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