[ESS] rdired stopped working
S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 8 10:38:29 CET 2005
> when I do ess-rdired I get:
> Error in parse(file, n, text, prompt) : Parsing error
umm. I just tested it (although I wrote it, I don't use it often) and
it seems fine here.
> until recently rdired worked just fine for me so I am
> having a very hard time understanding how this could have happened. I
> havent made any changes recently to my system. I upgraded ESS to
> 5.2.10 but that did not solve the problem. Also a problem that arose
> about the same, making me thinking they are related, is that when I do
> ess-load-file it doesnt load as usually but prints out some seemingly
> random snippet of the file, e.g. this what it could look like in my
> R-buffer when I try to load a file with 297 lines:
Ummm; this is really odd. The only thing I can think of is that in
your email, there were lots of control chars (\200 \230 \231). Have
you recently changed any language settings?
sorry I can't help more!
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