[ESS] Running ESS with XEmacs and R 2.7.0

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 3 08:10:23 CEST 2008

Pedro de Barros <pbarros at ualg.pt> writes:

> I am running ESS with XEmacs under Windows XP, with R version 2.7.0.
> The problem I have is that sometimes I try to source() a file that has
> an error in it. The R process reports the error, but then seems to
> "half-freeze", and I cannot recover the R prompt, nor do some
> operations like e.g. q(), but I can e.g. inspect the content of
> different objects (arrays, even functions).
> The question thus is (or so I believe): How can I recover the prompt
> after an error sourcing an .R file?

C-g (ctrl and g) normally helps in these kinds of situations -- try it
in the *R* buffer.


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