rmh at surfer.sbm.temple.edu
Wed Jan 12 07:23:35 CET 2000
Thank you for your questions.
What computers are you using at either end of the phone line?
My answers are based on local Windows95 and remote Unix.
1. I see a temporary workaround for the ^M in the help files.
In the *help[S+3](whatever)* buffer, it is easy to remove the
^M characters. We bring this buffer up read-only. You will have to change
that with C-x C-x
(This is an instruction for S+elsewhere. I think it will also work for
ESS-elsewhere. DO NOT change the read-only for S+4)
Then you can remove the ^M with the sequence
M-x < M-x replace-string RET C-q C-m RET RET
A permanent fix is something we have to do, essentially forcing the removal
of the ^M characters before the buffer is displayed.
2. The C-c C-d problem looks like another one that we have to solve.
Again, a work-around is to print the function to the screen and then pick it
up with a C-@ C-w sequence and move it manually into a local myfunction.s file.
Send it back edited with the C-c C-n or C-c C-r sequences.
3. The working directory request is intentional. The idea is that you maintain
your myfile.s files of S code on the local machine and do the execution on the
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