[ESS] Uses XEmacs for purposes other than running R

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Sun Mar 5 04:18:05 CET 2006

Dear Richard,

The remark implies that you have a current init.el with your customizations.
XEmacs works without one.


John Fox
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada L8S 4M4

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Richard Reed
> Sent: Saturday, March 04, 2006 7:12 PM
> To: ESS
> Subject: [ESS] Uses XEmacs for purposes other than running R
> Hi XEmacs/ESS users:
> I have installed XEmacs with ESS. Now I would like to use 
> XEmacs for purposes other than running R. I found 
> instructions on a way to do this in John Fox's "An 
> Introduction to ESS + XEmacs for Windows Users of R." His 
> instructions say to rename his init.el to Rinit.el and to 
> modify the target field of the properties of the XEmacs 
> desktop icon to find Rinit.el. He then says that you can 
> maintain your present init.el file. My question is where can 
> I find this non-ESS XEmacs init.el file. I searched the files 
> installed by XEmacs and didn't find one.
> I have the latest versions of XEmacs & ESS installed and have 
> followed John Fox's instructions for setting up ESS with 
> XEmacs. My operating system is Windows XP SP2.
> Thank you for any help anyone can give me.
> Richard
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