Re: [R] R commandline editor question

From: Ajay Narottam Shah <>
Date: Fri 27 May 2005 - 21:47:19 EST

> well ESS has such a facility.
> However, I think Mathematica has a super scheme: unbalanced brackets
> show up
> in red, making them obvious.
> This is particularly good for spotting wrongly interleaved brackets, as
> in
> ([ blah di blah )]
> <note bracket closure is out of order>
> in which case both opening braces are highlighted in red: and the
> system won't
> accept a newline until the closures are all correctly matched.
> Would anyone else find such a thing useful?
> Could the ESS team make something like this happen?

ess is great, but I was asking about the R commandline. I tend to write a lot of stuff on the fly at the R commandline.

Yes, colours are a great way to deal with this, and this feature should ideally be in ESS.

Ajay Shah                                                   Consultant                      Department of Economic Affairs           Ministry of Finance, New Delhi

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