Please raise your hand if you have EVER used # to document R code in the way mentioned on the LISP coding standards page.
pj On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 10:52 AM, Brahm, David <david.br...@geodecapital.com> wrote: > Since we're on the topic, is there a style to make the # comments > right-justified against > "fill-column" (which is 97 for me, as that makes printouts look good) and/or > the window > width? So as you type the comment, it marches leftward. E.g.: > > x <- y + z # This > comment ends on column 97 > 1234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567 > > -- David Brahm (br...@alum.mit.edu) > > > -----Original Message----- > From: ESS-help [mailto:ess-help-boun...@r-project.org] On Behalf Of Charles > C. Berry > Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2017 11:38 AM > To: Ista Zahn > Cc: Stephen Eglen; ess-help > Subject: Re: [ESS] Ever consider changing indentation on #? > > 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 >>>> by this. >>> >>> 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. > See below. > >> 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 >> >> (add-hook 'ess-mode-hook >> (lambda() >> ;; don't indent comments >> (setq ess-indent-with-fancy-comments nil) >> ;; turn on outline mode >> (setq-local outline-regexp "[# ]+") >> (outline-minor-mode t))) >> >> 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 > student. > > Setting `ess-default-style' to `Rstudio' gives these settings: > > (RStudio > (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-nested-calls) > (ess-align-arguments-in-calls "function[ ]*(") > (ess-align-continuations-in-calls) > (ess-align-blocks) > (ess-indent-from-lhs arguments) > (ess-indent-from-chain-start . t) > (ess-indent-with-fancy-comments)) > > > Or one can customize the `OWN' style and select it. See the > `ess-style-alist' docstring for more details. > > HTH, > > Chuck > > ______________________________________________ > ESSemail@example.com mailing list > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/ess-help > > ______________________________________________ > ESSfirstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/ess-help -- Paul E. Johnson http://pj.freefaculty.org Director, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis http://crmda.ku.edu To write to me directly, please address me at pauljohn at ku.edu. ______________________________________________ ESSemail@example.com mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/ess-help