[ESS] starting dir
S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Aug 2 14:42:53 CEST 2007
Vincent Goulet writes:
> Le 07-08-01 à 11:20, Stephen Bond a écrit :
> > Vincent,
> > if I change that variable to nil then it just dumps me into the
> > default
> > dir. what I wanted is to specify a default work dir which is not
> > the emacs
> > dir.
> Well, if the variable is 't', you should be prompted for a working
> directory (presuming you work with some flavor of S). The default
> that will prposed to you is what Emacs consider to be its current
> working directory, much like when you find a file.
> For example, if you have a file ~/work/toto.R opened and you do 'M-x
> R RET', Emacs/ESS should prompt you for a working directory for the R
> session, proposing as default ~/work/.
See also ess-directory:
(setq ess-directory "/tmp")
(setq ess-ask-for-ess-directory t)
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