[ESS] ESS 15.03 and emacs emacs-24.3 on Windows 7

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Jun 30 11:29:20 CEST 2015

noweb-mode was renamed into ess-noweb-mode some years ago in order to avoid name
clash with the real noweb-mode. The problem comes from you referencing
`noweb-mode-map` somewhere in your .emacs. Change that to

> Still, as I update emacs/ess every three to six years,

Try to update more often. You are missing major bug fixes.

> ess-15.03-1.zip

You better be using emacs elpa system or ESS git repository to automate this


 >>> Heinz Tuechler on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:16:04 +0100 wrote:

 > Dear All,
 > this is more a comment, but recommendations are welcome.
 > I installed emacs-24.3 on Windows 7, essentially by copying from
 > emacs-24.3-bin-i386.zip into a subdirectory.
 > Then I tried to do the same with ess-15.03-1.zip. It resulted in the message
 > "Symbol's value as variable is void: noweb-minor-mode-map".
 > I could not find a noweb-minor-mode-map in ess-15.03-1.zip.
 > After some trials I copied noweb-mode.el from version ess-12.04 into
 > ess-15.03\lisp\ .
 > Then I added
 > (add-to-list 'load-path "d:/emacs/ess-15.03/lisp/")
 > (load "noweb-mode")
 > (load "ess-site")
 > and now it seems to work.

 > When I searched for "installation of ess on windows" I found mainly the
 > recommendation to use Vincent Goulet's installation, which is very probably the
 > best way to do it.
 > Still, as I update emacs/ess every three to six years, I was curious, if I could
 > not do it in a way, I personally understand easier, i.e. by simple copying of
 > some files into some directories and continuing my .emacs as is.

 > best regards,

 > Heinz

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