[ESS] Help with Help when using ess-remote

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 10:43:14 CEST 2005

The problem is that shell is a comint buffer which isn't fully
modified for S; therefore help is not intercepted.

There might be a way to modify the shell call to include the
intercept.  We'll have to check.


On 6/25/05, Seth Falcon <sethfalcon at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been using ESS with an R running on a remote system by doing the
> following:
> 1. M-x shell
> 3. R
> 4. M-x ess-remote
> This works as desired, but if I do C-c C-v to get help on something,
> the remote R process displays it in the R process buffer and tries to
> use a pager and I get almost unreadable results.
> When I'm using a local R, I have ESS configured to pop-up a new frame
> with the help.  This is the behavior I want.  Is it possible to have
> help from a remote R work this way?  Is there a better way to initiate
> a remote R session?
> Thanks,
> + seth
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A.J. Rossini
blindglobe at gmail.com

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