Month: April 2012

  • Viewing all the objects in R in a buffer in Emacs

    You also probably did not read the complete Emacs-Speaks-Statistics manual… ? By chance, I discovered a nice feature, called Rdired.
    This command gives you a dired-buffer with all your objects. In this buffer you can view, edit and plot your R-objects. It is documented in chapter 12.9 of the manual.
    Here is small example: In the buffer in the middle, you see the original code taken from the manual. I invoked ess-rdired and the lower buffer is shown. I then put the cursor on the line with the parameter s and hit “v”. This gave me the upper buffer
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  • Auto-Completion in Emacs, LaTeX and Gams

    The fun with Emacs is that you can discover new (or old) stuff that makes your life much easier on an almost weekly base. I was reading the manual on Emacs Speaks Statistics and discovered that there is a mode called auto-completion. I googled it, installed it and after some experimenting, I got it running. You can find it here. It comes with autocompletion for some programming languages (Python, Ruby, C+, etc.) but not for LaTeX, so I googled further and discovered an extension called auto-complete-latex (you can download it here.
    Here are some screenshots: You just start
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