[R-SIG-Mac]Emacs in OS X

Anthony Rossini rossini@u.washington.edu
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 13:21:29 -0800 (PST)

I suspect that only R will work; this is similar to the situation under Windows, where most software is built with GUI integration rather than GUI on top.

Thanks, Jan; I know some people who are pleased for this information!


On Fri, 16 Nov 2001, Jan de Leeuw wrote:

> In case people are interested in this:
> OS X comes with emacs 20.7.1, which runs in the terminal window (or
> in an xterm, if you are so inclined. The emacs you get from Apple does
> not have X11 support compiled in.
> Fink has emacs 20.7 with X11 support, emacs 21.1 with its
> Cocoa wrapper Emacs.app, and xemacs-21.4.3.
> I am not sure if all these emacses live together happily, but I do know
> that 21.1 Cocoa and 20.7.1 Terminal now both accept M-x R and
> allow you to run R and edit R files from their respective windows.
> If you want graphics windows, you can have them by running 20.7 X11
> or 20.7 Terminal in an Xterm, or Xemacs. I will try some other combos,
> maybe.
> Of course I do not know if all the other inferior packages that can run
> as inferior processes using ESS also work.
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