[ESS] ess-remote and help

Sebastian Luque spluque at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 16:32:05 CET 2012

On Tue, 4 Dec 2012 07:49:19 -0600,
Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu> wrote:

> On 12/03/2012 04:37 PM, Vitalie Spinu wrote:
>> Have you tried Ali's workaround: options(pager="cat")?

>> ESS does this for the shell environment on a local machine.  Shall we
>> add pager="cat" to the R options that ESS injects at the beginning of
>> the session? That would solve the issue once and forever.

>> The question is: does this work on windows?

>> Vitalie

> Hi Vitalie:

> Yes, I think we should do as you suggest.  As far as Windows goes, I
> wonder if the Tramp trick works there.  I guess on Windows that should
> be:

> options(pager="type")

Perhaps do it conditionally on the session being remote.  I use this in
my ~/.Rprofile:

if (Sys.getenv("SSH_CONNECTION") != "") options(pager="cat")


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