[ESS] Fwd: Syntax highlighting in R not working

Tyler Smith tyler.smith at eku.edu
Fri Jan 29 02:37:37 CET 2010

Rainer M Krug <r.m.krug at gmail.com> writes:

> I am using emacs 23 and ESS under Ubuntu Karmic, both installed from the
> default repositories.
> But I don't seem to have any syntax highlighting (see attached screenshot).
> As far as I remember, I had it earlier. I tried to reinstall emacs23 and ESS
> and removed my ~/.emacs file, but sno effec, as you can see in the
> screenshot.

Are you sure your .emacs file is gone? The screen shot shows white text
on a black background, which is not the default color scheme. Unless you
opened emacs with emacs -Q, manually changed the color scheme, and then
opened R, there is a config file being loaded somewhere.


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