[R] anybody using R with TextPad?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Apr 12 08:26:50 CEST 2001

Ko-Kang at xtra.co.nz wrote:

> Exactly what is ESS for the Emacs? 

>From CRAN:
"Emacs speaks Statistics (ESS), an Emacs-Lisp interface to interactive
statistical programming and data analysis languages, including: S
dialects (such as R), LispStat dialects and SAS."

> I'm currently using R-WinEdt and found it to be very good.  

Thank you!

> I've also got Emacs/XEmacs under my Linux OS.  However
> I can't figure out what ESS for the Emacs is.  Is it just for Windows and
> how can I get/install it?

No, not only for windows. It works with the emacs (on linux, solaris,
windows, ...).

For example you'll get it at:
-  http://ess.stat.wisc.edu
-  http://CRAN.R-Project.org/src/other/ess/

The installation is decribed in the readme.

Uwe Ligges
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