[R] How to start ESS?
rossini at blindglobe.net
Thu Jan 18 16:43:18 CET 2001
Now, this is _NOT_ a simple request, but sounds like it'll take some
work to debug a faulty installation.
Please send email to the ESS-help list, ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch.
>>>>> "CH" == Christian Hennig <fm3a004 at math.uni-hamburg.de> writes:
CH> Dear help-list, because of my request, ESS was installed in
CH> our faculties' UNIX-net by our system administrator. At the
CH> moment, we have only R installed to be used with ESS, no other
CH> statistical software.
CH> Reading the ESS online-manual and the R-FAQ, I did not find
CH> out how to start ESS. The chapter on "Using R" in the
CH> ESS-manual seems to be missing (this holds as well for the
CH> WWW-manual at the eth-zurich).
CH> I understand the "How to start ESS"-part as follows: I simply
CH> have to start emacs and then I can start an S-session with M-x
CH> S. This gives "no match", which is not very surprising,
CH> because S is not installed. But M-x R does as well give "no
CH> If I start emacs with a source file with the ending ".S", I
CH> get a kind of syntax highlighting. For ".R", this does not
CH> Very strange.
CH> Possible reasons:
-> I missed an important passage while reading the manual or FAQ.
-> Our installation did not succeed. (But our sysadmin told that
CH> looked nice).
-> There is something to do which is explained nowhere.
CH> Can you help me?
CH> Best regards, Christian
CH> Christian Hennig Fachbereich Mathematik - SPST (Schwerpunkt
CH> Mathematische Statistik und Stochastische Prozesse, Zentrum
CH> fuer Modellierung und Simulation) Bundesstrasse 55 D-20146
CH> Hamburg Tel: x40/42838 4907, privat x40/631 62 79
CH> hennig at math.uni-hamburg.de
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