[ESS] Bugs (?) is ESS 12.09 (under Windows)

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 12:13:19 CET 2012

  >> Jarmo Hurri <jarmo.hurri at syk.fi>
  >> on Sun, 16 Dec 2012 10:17:02 +0200 wrote:

  >> So my guess is that you just left you point somewhere in the middle of
  >> the process buffer before evaluating commands from a script buffer.

  JH> I don't think this is the case. The thing I have described has happened
  JH> to a large number of students, and we have tried to move the point to
  JH> the prompt, but the problem persists. That is, even when the point is at
  JH> the prompt, C-c C-b takes the cursor (point) to the middle of the
  JH> buffer. But I think the problem begins to appear when the point is in
  JH> the middle of the buffer.

  JH> I will try to reproduce the last problem at some time. (Have other work
  JH> on the table right now.)

It could also be that C-c C-b takes very long when ess-eval-visibly-p is
t.  So, if in the middle of the evaluation student moved the pointer,
pointer would just stay in the new location.  To load the file, C-c C-l
is better. 


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