[ESS] RE: Xemacs + transcript-mode: missing deactivate-mark

Liaw, Andy andy_liaw at merck.com
Wed Mar 9 14:04:22 CET 2005

Many thanks to Martin and Tony for picking this up.  For now I'll just do
the cleaning by hand.  If I get tired of it, maybe I'll switch back to GNU

Also, apologies for the missing subject line:  That was a case of rushing to
get it out when someone barged into my office and started talking as I typed
the last few words...


> From: Martin Maechler
> >>>>> "AndyL" == Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw at merck.com>
> >>>>>     on Tue, 8 Mar 2005 15:40:38 -0500 writes:
>  {{Andy, Andy, -- you forgot the "Subject" ...}
>     AndyL> Hi all, I'm using ESS 5.2.5 on XEmacs 21.4.13
>     AndyL> "Rational Fortran" on WinXPPro.  When trying to
>     AndyL> `clean up' an R transcript file, either with M-x
>     AndyL> ess-transcript-clean-region or from the ESS-trans
>     AndyL> menu, I get the following message in the mini-buffer:
>     AndyL> Symbol's function definition is void: deactivate-mark
>     AndyL> Can anyone help?  TIA!
> well, I can confirm that 
>       for (<n> in c(13,15,17)) 
> XEmacs 21.4.<n> is missing such a (Emacs lisp) function.
> It seems that the combination of Xemacs and transcript-mode is
> not used too often...
> I.e., we (ESS) should define it ourselves when it's not
> available.
> ==> thank you for the bug report, Andy!
> Martin

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