# [ESS] install ESS-5.3.6

Kasper Daniel Hansen khansen at stat.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Oct 30 00:03:22 CET 2007

And I think that on Windows, you .emacs file is really called _emacs
- but perhaps that is no longer true? I am not following windows too
closely these day.

Kasper

On Oct 28, 2007, at 9:46 PM, Vincent Goulet wrote:

> Catherine,
>
> If you don't mind undoing part of your work, take advantage of mine
> to make your life easier and install a recent GNU Emacs with ESS
> bundled:
>
> 	http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca/en/emacs
>
> Now to answer your question, at first you will not have a .emacs
> file. If you want to create one, it should be put in your "home"
> folder. You set this via an environment variable %HOME% pointing to
> any folder you want. My Emacs install will use the value of the
> variable %USERPROFILE%, which is usually C:\Documents and Settings
>
> You will find links pertaining to .emacs files in the Other Emacs
> Resources section of the page linked above.
>
> HTH
>
> Vincent
>
> Le 27 oct. à 23:24, catherine xu a écrit :
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am new to this list. I tried to installed ESS-5.3.6. I use
>> WindowsXP system. I just installed emacs-22.1. According to ESS
>> install Manuel after I unzip ESS-5.3.6.zip then drag the folder
>> ESS-5.3.6 into C:\emacs. Then I should change the initiation
>> file .emacs by adding the line
>>
>>
>> however I could not locate .emacs file.
>> Do you have idea where I should find this file?
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Cathy
>>
>>
>>  __________________________________________________
>>
>>
>>
>> 	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
>>
>> ______________________________________________
>> ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/ess-help
>
> ______________________________________________
> ESS-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/ess-help