[ESS] "asynchronous" ess-eval-*

Kasper Daniel Hansen k.hansen at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Mar 4 10:25:37 CET 2005

On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 07:14:02PM -0800, Vadim Ogranovich wrote:
> I sort of wish for an extension of the family of ess-eval-*. Currently
> when I send a region for evaluation my Emacs, 21.2.1, doesn't return
> until all lines in the region are evaluated. This is sometimes
> inconvenient: I want to send a portion of my script for evaluation and
> keep working on the rest.

Press C-g to make Emacs respond to your commands, while still evaluating 
in the background.


> My ess version is 5.2.3, but the "New Features" section in the online
> docs doesn't seem to mention anything like this.
> Let me also use this occasion to thank all who developed ESS. Life
> (well, my life at work) would be much worse w/o it.
> Thanks,
> Vadim
> P.S. Please reply directly since I am not on the list.

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