R does not run in ESS

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Fri Mar 19 18:55:40 CET 2004

Xinghua Lu <lux at musc.edu> writes:

> Thanks.  I could not find "init.el" under either lisp of Emacs or ESS
> (5.2.4beta).  But it worked when I put the line into the file
> "ess-inf.el".   Thanks again.  But why?  Shouldn't Emacs honors %PATH%?

Simple answer: It does.

Right answer: you've got to set it in the right context.  

.emacs should be located in your "home" directory (i.e. as specified
by windows, or by:

C-x C-f ~/.emacs

What you are doing will work.

HOWEVER, it's a really ugly and awful hack.


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