[ESS] Strange behaviour of ESS and ESSAuto-complete with a prompt specification in Rprofile.r
spinuvit at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 23:00:29 CET 2013
>>> Rodney Sparapani on Wed, 20 Nov 2013 08:40:05 -0600 wrote:
> On 11/19/2013 09:11 AM, Mathieu Kessler wrote:
>> I finally discovered that removing the options(prompt=...) or setting it to
>> a simple string like e.g options(prompt="R>> ") removed all these problems!
>> Strange, isn'it?
>> You can imagine it was a pain to identify the cause of the problem, so I
>> thought It may be useful to others if I post it here!
>> All the best, Mathieu
> Be very careful changing the prompt. ESS is based on comint which
> watches for the prompt. You might be able to workaround this with
> the ESS variable inferior-ess-S-prompt
That is correct. A lot of things depend on the prompt. If you change the
prompt you better have "> " at the end.
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