[ESS] ESS with S+ 8.1 Linux: C-c C-V Infinitely Hangs
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Sep 1 20:40:54 CEST 2010
On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 17:04, <gerald.jean at dgag.ca> wrote:
> I use Splus daily through ESS, on a setting very similar to Jim, same
> version, 8.1.1 on a Linux platform as well and I don't observe this
> behaviour. C-c C-v yields "Help on:" as mentionned by Jim but when I enter
> a fonction name, or part of a name and use tab for completion, I do get the
> requested function's help buffer and Emacs does'nt hang. I do get what I
> think is the normal behaviour!
So do I, ... when I "use" S+ ... which has become extremely rare
typically only for testing ESS or compare S+ with R...
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> ess-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch a écrit sur 2010/09/01 09:57:46 :
>> On 08/31/10 03:51 PM, Allison, James wrote:
>> > Attempting to get help on a function by 'C-c C-v' yields "Help on:" at
>> > the command line. Upon entering an S+ command for which help is desired
>> > and hitting "Enter" the emacs session hangs and must be killed. Is
>> > a setting necessary to direct ESS/Emacs to the help pages?
>> > Thanks,
>> > Jim
>> Hi Jim:
>> We don't have access to Splus any more. What happens if you try this
>> outside of ESS? Does it change the prompt by any chance?
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