[ESS] file name completion again
jeaneid at chass.utoronto.ca
Thu Sep 1 00:44:17 CEST 2005
I get the same thing as well. I also tried the mouse click with my regular
init and it also works fine
On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, david whiting wrote:
> Hmmmm, ok. I reinstalled xemacs and got ESS out of the subversion
> repository. I then started xemacs with:
> xemacs --vanilla &
> and in the *scratch* buffer I loaded ess-site.el. No problems. I then started R:
> M-x R
> and selected a working directory that has a subdirectory with an R
> data file. In ESS/R I then did:
> and pressed tab to complete the file name and got the "last thing
> matched was not a buffer" message.
> Oooooh, this is interesting . . . xemacs has a right mouse menu (you
> learn something new every day). OK, with the pop-up menu if I click on
> "Complete -> Complete File name" it works okay. So, the response is
> different depending on whether I use TAB or the mouse. Does that
> When I installed xemacs I just selected xemacs and let synaptic choose
> what else to install. It installed:
> xemacs21 (21.4.17-1)
> xemacs21-basesupport-el (2004.08.18-2)
> xemacs21-bin (21.4.17-1)
> xemacs21-mule (21.4.17-1)
> xemacs21-mulesupport (2004.08.18-2)
> xemacs21-support (21.4.17-1)
> R 2.1.1
> > version
> platform i686-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i686
> os linux-gnu
> system i686, linux-gnu
> major 2
> minor 1.1
> year 2005
> month 06
> day 20
> language R
> ESS from subversion so it should be the same as what you have? I
> installed ESS in ~/tmp/ess.
> OS: Ubuntu 5.04
> Anything else we can compare?
> On 31/08/05, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> > >>>>> "david" == david whiting <david.r.whiting at gmail.com>
> > >>>>> on Wed, 31 Aug 2005 19:05:45 +0100 writes:
> > david> On 31/08/05, Martin Maechler
> > david> <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote: [...]
> > >> That "last thing matched was not a buffer" sounds pretty
> > >> nasty, but I've never seen it. It must be
> > >> Xemacs-specific somehow.
> > >>
> > >> Any Xemacs users who can help ??
> > >>
> > david> I can confirm the behaviour. I have just installed
> > david> xemacs (version 21.4 patch 17 on ubuntu 5.04),
> > david> checked ess out of subversion and got the same
> > david> message.
> > david> As to what it means . . . sorry I can't help. I'm
> > david> going back to real emacs :)
> > Thank you, David.
> > Still, I've now also installed xemacs21 on my ubuntu system at
> > home, and while it gives strange startup messages and warnings,
> > ess 5.2.9 seems to work quite nicely.
> > Both with my usual (non trivial) initializations (.emacs or .xemacs/init.el)
> > and used as
> > xemacs --vanilla
> > and then in the *scratch* buffer
> > (load "..../ess/lisp/ess-site")
> > and everything worked (M-x R ; editing *.R files ..)
> > as long as I tried (not too long).
> > Now what is the difference between your setup and mine?
> > Have you tried xemacs --vanilla + manual loading of ess-site ?
> > Regards,
> > Martin
> David Whiting
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