[ESS] back/forwardslash incompatability

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 16:26:50 CEST 2005

You need to use "\\"
 ("\" is an escape code on every OS, "\\" = \  (escaping the escape).


On 7/21/05, tim downie <timbodownie2004 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> problem.
> Thanks
> Tim
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A.J. Rossini
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