[ESS] back/forwardslash incompatability

tim downie timbodownie2004 at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 21 15:59:21 CEST 2005


I've used R within ESS (on Xemacs) for several years
on Linux, and have now installed on windows NT.

There seems to be a problem when sourcing a file
using C-c C-l in that emacs insists on using \ to
delimit directories, but the Rterm shell interprets 
this as an escape eg. \test turns into [tab]est etc.
The error message is "cannot open file" as the wrong 
filename is submitted.

I've searched available documentation & help sites
but I can't seem to find any other mention of the


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