[R] Is there a 'vi' mode in R?

Peng Yu pengyu.ut at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 17:23:27 CEST 2009

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 5:04 AM, Jakson Alves de
Aquino<jaksonaquino at gmail.com> wrote:
> Peng Yu wrote:
>> I'm wondering if R provide a vi mode in the command line just like
>> other shells such as bash do. Can somebody let me know?
> I maintain a Vim plugin that makes the interaction with R easier:
>  http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2628
> The commands are sent through a pipe, and this approach has some
> limitations which are explained in the plugin's documentation. The
> plugin has been discussed here:
>  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=776492

I have difficulties in understanding how to use it.

I have successfully installed it and I see the menu item 'R' after I
open a .R file with gvim. I then press <F2>, but nothing happens. What
I should do, for example, if I want run the script in .R file that I
just opened?


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