C-c C-c does not kill data editor

Jean Eid jeaneid at chass.utoronto.ca
Mon Mar 29 17:43:39 CEST 2004

My apologies,
This seem to be  aproblem with GNU R 1.8.1 rather than ESS. I get the same
probem using GNU R. Is anyone else experienced this?


On Sat, 27 Mar 2004, Martin Maechler wrote:

> >>>>> "Jean" == Jean Eid <jeaneid at chass.utoronto.ca>
> >>>>>     on Fri, 26 Mar 2004 11:07:59 -0500 writes:
>     Jean> Dear all,
>     Jean> I am running ESS, Xemacs, R 8.1 on a debian testing
>     Jean> dist (i386 arch). when I envoke the edit(data)
>     Jean> command, a data editor appears and all is fine.
>     Jean> However executing C-c C-c will only blank out the data
>     Jean> frame in the data editor and does not kill it. I have
>     Jean> to go and kill it with the mouse in order to be able
>     Jean> to type anything else on the xemacs-ESS session. On a
>     Jean> Win XP machine it works fine the C-c C-c does kill the
>     Jean> data editor completely.
>     Jean> Note on the debian machine when issuing C-c C-c, the
>     Jean> data frame will not print in Xemacs even when killed
>     Jean> manually. However, If only killed manually the data
>     Jean> frame will print in the ESS session.
> What is the result of
>      getOption("editor")
> ?
> I presume "gnuclient"
> I think when gluclient start, it tells you how should "finish"
> it;
> in GNU emacs and "emacsclient", the message displayed is
>    When done with a buffer, type C-x #
>    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> (and that message is immediately overwritten with
> >> inferior-ess-send-input: Symbol's value as variable is void:
> >> comint-last-input-end
>   [a buglet present in our development version of ESS !!]
> In emacs, you can retrieve these messages by looking into the
> *Messages* buffer; in Xemacs, there is a help command (I don't
> recall) for displaying the last few dozens of messages.
>     Jean> Thank you for your help.
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