On Thu, 4 May 2017, Ista Zahn wrote:
On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Lionel Henry <lionel....@gmail.com> wrote:
On 4 mai 2017, at 16:22, Paul Johnson <pauljoh...@gmail.com> wrote:
I understand I can fix my init.el go avoid this, but it would be nicer
for my purpose
if this were in ESS itself, because I keep telling students to use it
and they are put off/discouraged
Emacs is for people willing to put the effort into customisation.
Your students are probably better off with RStudio. That said
I agree that good defaults are important.
And there are a bunch of styles from which to choose a personal default.
Yes, IMO Emacs/ESS isn't going to compete with Rstudio on
out-of-the-box convenience. But we can compete on features! Put this
in your config file
;; don't indent comments
(setq ess-indent-with-fancy-comments nil)
;; turn on outline mode
(setq-local outline-regexp "[# ]+")
and not only will single # comments not be aligned at comment-column,
but code folder will work too!
There are `off-the-shelf' styles like `Rstudio' that might satisfy Paul's
Setting `ess-default-style' to `Rstudio' gives these settings:
(ess-indent-offset . 2)
(ess-offset-arguments . open-delim)
(ess-offset-arguments-newline . prev-line)
(ess-offset-block . prev-line)
(ess-offset-continued . straight)
(ess-align-arguments-in-calls "function[ ]*(")
(ess-indent-from-chain-start . t)
Or one can customize the `OWN' style and select it. See the
`ess-style-alist' docstring for more details.
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