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NOTE: I am abandoning this project in favor of yari. I have added the same button features to yari that I added to ri-emacs. ri-emacs is just too fragile to maintain since the interfaces to rdoc keep changing. yari calls "ri" directly so it is far more stable. Also, I plan to add some features to yari to interact with rvm better. By calling ri via rvm along with adding project specific rdoc directories, emacs will be able to access the documentation specific to the project's version of Ruby, gems, and internal documentation. Please see: https://github.com/pedz/yari-with-buttons Original README Follows::: ri-emacs is a package to bind ruby's ri function to a key (usually control-H r) The ri-ruby.el file has a brief how to for installing things. Currently this is working for me. I'm running it on a Mac with 10.5, emacs 23.1, and ruby 1.9.1 p243. It is suppose to be able to work with both levels of rdoc (new version 2 and older version). And I use to use it with Ruby 1.8.6 and emacs 22. But I find the whole thing very touchy and hard to keep working. Hopefully, you will be able to find it useful. The original author is Kristof Bastiaensen <firstname.lastname@example.org> I'm posting my changes here with his permission. My name is Perry Smith. You can reach me at <email@example.com>. Probably 90% of the code is the original code. I've mostly just worked on it to keep it working for me. The one big feature I added is when a page is displayed, it has "hot" areas that you can click and it will take you to the ruby info for that item. For example, if you do help on Strings, each of the methods will be hot so you can click on it and it will take you to String#to_i for example. There is also tons of debugging support in both the lisp and the ruby code so that you can see what is happening.