[ESS] Breaking an S process

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Mon Jan 3 18:09:57 CET 2005

> Hi
> I am a recent user of Xemacs and ESS. I am having a problem and I was
> wondering if someone can help. I'm using xemacs 21.4.15 and Ess 5.2.3
> in a Mac OS 10.3.7 running inside an X11 server.
> My basic question is: how can I stop an R process. I know of C-g, C-c
> C-c but that doesn't seem to work in at least one occasion where I
> have been needing it a lot:
> if I create an x=data.frame(1:15000) and I type x, I get all 15000
> values (obviously...)
> I have tried to stop it by C-c C-c but from the first C-c I get a
> message saying:
> Fontifying *R* (regexps) with a bar that has a button stop.
> This freezes the iESS that I can unfreeze by C-g. But lower
> "fontifying" remains there.
> Thanks for any help
> Tiago Magalhaes


C-g?  I think you meant C-q.  If not, then try that since that might be
what you are missing.


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