Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 27 11:17:51 CEST 2005

Michael Sumner writes:
 > Hello, I really don't know if this is an ESS or XEmTeX issue, so I would 
 > appreciate some pointers towards making a more useful contribution.
 > Windows XP SP2
 > I installed XEmTeX (xemtex-0.5-rc0.msi) in the default place (C:/Program 
 > Files/XEmTeX), then placed the file site-start.el into 
 > /XEmTeX/site-packages/lisp/ with just the line
 > (load "c:/emacs/site-lisp/ess-5.2.8/lisp/ess-site.el")
 > Now .tex files open fine with XEmTeX with syntax highlighting and 
 > compile buttons.
 > But, I cannot open .R files by double clicking and specifying "Open 
 > With", XEmTeX just does not show up in the choose program dialog, nor in 
 > the Right-Click Properties/ OpensWith/Change dialog.  (This is the same 
 > for other file extensions that aren't already associated with XEmTeX).
 > I can open R files from within XEmTeX and all the ESS buttons, syntax 
 > hightlighting and functionality is fine, but only when I go and delete 
 > the site-start.el does the LaTeX functionality return.  It works on 
 > restarting XEmTeX, and still works on restarting the OS, both for .tex 
 > and .R.
 > Thanks for listening.  I have reported same to the XEmTeX maintainer.
 > Cheers, Mike.
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Can you tell us what xemtex is -- is it a version of XEmacs bundled
with other stuff.

I'm not familiar with Windows, so can't say how you should get xemtex
as one of the programs available in the "Opens with" program, but
presumably xemtex wouldn't know to claim .R files for itself.


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