Please see also CodingForTor/CodingInC and CodingForTor/LoggingAndDocumentation because it is best to follow the guidelines there that may apply to R as well as c.

In addition please:

  • end files with a newline
  • use a maximum of 74 character per line
  • use two spaces for indentation, four for following lines, no tabs
  • use no trailing whitespace

You may find the following helpful to place in your .emacs This is derived from

Note that I would love to not make it indent so far for continued expressions, but I don't know how to do this. I have read through the elisp for emacs ess mode, but as far as I can tell the indent functions would have to be rewritten to support this.

(add-hook 'ess-mode-hook
          (lambda ()
            (setq 'c-basic-offset 4)
            (setq 'c-default-style 'bsd)
            (ess-set-style 'C++ 'quiet)
            (font-lock-mode 1)
            (setq 'show-trailing-whitespace t)
            (setq 'ess-tab-always-indent t)
            (setq ess-nuke-trailing-whitespace-p t)
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