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  • Dear All, I just upgraded a bunch of emacs packages (including ESS) and now company is not working well with R. With the latest tar.gz (ess-version: 16.04 [Released git: cccb9481389b]) and with the ...
    Ramon Diaz-UriarteRamon Diaz-Uriarte
    Jun 5, 2016 at 1:15 pm
    Jun 7, 2016 at 6:26 pm
  • Dear all, Has anybody a suggestion or a solution for avoiding fill-paragraph to break inline R code chunks when editing Rmd buffers. For example, typing M-q on this sentence in an Rmd buffer These ...
    Laurent GattoLaurent Gatto
    Jun 1, 2016 at 8:52 am
    Jun 2, 2016 at 12:44 pm
  • Hi Terry: Not sure about the bug itself. But, I looked at your installation problem. And, frankly, I can?t imagine what went wrong. Here, I don?t have a savefile/*ess* nor can I see anyway that make ...
    Sparapani, RodneySparapani, Rodney
    May 24, 2016 at 3:28 pm
    May 24, 2016 at 5:14 pm
  • Hi, When editing a source file ESS/R, I get hints about function arguments in the modeline. Is this functionality suppored to work for ESS/julia? All I see is the function name followed by a :. Using ...
    Tamas PappTamas Papp
    May 20, 2016 at 8:17 am
    May 20, 2016 at 10:08 am
  • Hi, I use a mixture of ESS, Rgui, and RStudio for my R development in Windows 10. When I install packages to the user local library in ESS, it installs to the R_LIBS_USER directory. Within ESS, this ...
    Bill DenneyBill Denney
    May 17, 2016 at 2:04 pm
    May 18, 2016 at 4:35 am
  • Dear ESS gurus, I've been trying to turn off the behavior where comments with a single '#' get indented to the middle of the screen. It somehow was turned on by default during one of the upgrades ...
    Peter KPeter K
    May 10, 2016 at 4:13 pm
    May 10, 2016 at 5:03 pm
  • From the julia docs In the Julia REPL and several other Julia editing environments, you can type many Unicode math symbols by typing the ...
    Boylan, RossBoylan, Ross
    May 5, 2016 at 6:22 pm
    May 15, 2016 at 9:50 am
  • Dear ESS users, I've made avaialable tar (and zip) balls of a prerelease of ESS 16.04 ((16-04 = April 2016, yes, we are slightly late)), at Of course they are also ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    May 4, 2016 at 8:17 am
    May 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm
  • Hi, I'm currently using the bleeding edge version of ESS on Emacs 24.5.1 in Windows 7. I have the following in my init file to enable auto-complete: (setq ess-use-auto-complete t) In an iESS buffer ...
    Vinh NguyenVinh Nguyen
    Apr 17, 2016 at 10:50 pm
    May 8, 2016 at 6:56 pm
  • It's possible a recent change in ESS has broken generating images with R in Org. I raised this on the Org list and was asked to bring it over here (see below). This works in Org, and generates an ...
    William DentonWilliam Denton
    Apr 8, 2016 at 3:34 pm
    Apr 9, 2016 at 4:02 am
  • Hi, If in ESS/julia I run M-q (fill-paragraph) on the docstring in the definition "Resolve the complement of an index. Always return an index that does not drop dimensions." function ...
    Tamas PappTamas Papp
    Apr 7, 2016 at 8:39 am
    Apr 9, 2016 at 12:25 am
  • Please bear with me, I have many related issues to address. I had been paying little attention to the process of sweaving with ESS for some time as I didn't have much to do and when I did, it was ...
    Vincent GouletVincent Goulet
    Apr 4, 2016 at 3:50 am
    Apr 5, 2016 at 4:04 pm
  • I'm running: Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1 on a 64-bit machine R 3.2.3 emacs 24.3.1 ESS 13.0.9 The first part of my environment PATH reads like this: C:\Program Files\R;C:\Program Files ...
    Christopher W. RyanChristopher W. Ryan
    Mar 21, 2016 at 8:45 pm
    Mar 23, 2016 at 3:40 pm
  • Sometimes when editing an .Rnw file, working with R, Sweave, and emacs, I want to save my current buffer under some other file name than the file it came from, and sometimes I will get this error ...
    Christopher W RyanChristopher W Ryan
    Mar 18, 2016 at 2:26 pm
    Mar 21, 2016 at 10:26 pm
  • (Please forward this to your CEO, because this is urgent. Thanks) We are the domain name registration organization in China. On March 10, 2016, we received an application from Ketai Holdings Ltd ...
    Robert LiuRobert Liu
    Mar 11, 2016 at 3:55 am
    Mar 11, 2016 at 3:55 am
  • Has anybody prepared a basic Stata HOWTO for ESS? I need it. I use Stata one time every 5 years. I don't remember having this problem in Linux before. Of course, that was 2010. My recollection was ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Feb 24, 2016 at 4:41 pm
    Feb 29, 2016 at 5:26 pm
  • Hello - I recently started using ESS in emacs (using Prof. Goulet?s version in Windows. Thank You!). After customization, the tool works great but there?s one simple piece of functionality that I?m ...
    Atul ShrivastavaAtul Shrivastava
    Feb 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm
    Feb 8, 2016 at 9:05 pm
  • Dear All, For package development, is it possible to generate package documentation, in Rd-format for the man-directory, from roxygen function documentation using a certain key combination, either on ...
    M Van_itersonM Van_iterson
    Feb 3, 2016 at 8:17 pm
    Feb 4, 2016 at 5:16 pm
  • I have most of my function keys as shortcuts to frequent events. These all work with ess-15.09-2: (global-set-key [f1] 'ess-eval-line) (global-set-key [f2] 'ess-eval-region-and-go) (global-set-key ...
    Patrick ConnollyPatrick Connolly
    Feb 3, 2016 at 9:05 am
    Feb 8, 2016 at 1:59 pm
  • Help, My frames in Aquamacs have taken on such unreadible colors in the buffers of process R and the status line in the minibuffer of frames containing .R files etc. I messed things up ...
    Christian HoffmannChristian Hoffmann
    Feb 1, 2016 at 8:54 pm
    Feb 2, 2016 at 5:58 am
  • I deleted and reinserted the breakpoint, and now things seem to be OK. I could not find the string essbp anywhere in the ESS source. Maybe this was in some older code that was active when I first ...
    Boylan, RossBoylan, Ross
    Jan 26, 2016 at 12:18 am
    Jan 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm
  • I placed a breakpoint in my code, but when execution gets I get the error message shown in the subject line. I'm working with the latest version of ESS master from git and R 2.15.1 under Linux. I do ...
    Boylan, RossBoylan, Ross
    Jan 25, 2016 at 10:01 pm
    Jan 25, 2016 at 10:01 pm
  • Hi all, as you perhaps already know, the XWidget feature has been merged into Emacs 25. I didn?t think this would ever happen, how exciting. Could XWidget serve as the basis for live R plots embedded ...
    Titus von der MalsburgTitus von der Malsburg
    Jan 24, 2016 at 5:57 pm
    Jan 24, 2016 at 5:57 pm
  • Hi, I've just started taking advantage of the benefits of polymode and ESS combined for r-markdown documents having previously manually coded them. I'm using them to make a vignette for the PKNCA ...
    Bill DenneyBill Denney
    Jan 18, 2016 at 4:43 pm
    Jan 26, 2016 at 8:19 pm
  • Dear All, I just did a fresh install of ESS and the Debian binary of Julia (v. 0.4.2-3) and accessing the help does not seem to work. For instance, if I do julia ?fft I get ERROR: UndefVarError: help ...
    Ramon Diaz-UriarteRamon Diaz-Uriarte
    Jan 8, 2016 at 1:53 pm
    Mar 19, 2016 at 12:17 pm
  • Dear ESS-help, I usually run R on a remote server ("serverA") via tramp: M-x R and then I reply to the prompt asking for a starting directory by /ssh:user at serverA:~/ and all has been well. Now, I ...
    Chris WallaceChris Wallace
    Jan 4, 2016 at 12:34 pm
    Jan 5, 2016 at 6:30 am
  • Hi,Suppose I have following data file, the name of data file is A which is in CSV format.The first row represents the variable names. s e d v1 v2 v3 v4 v5 v6; 2 6 2 1 . . . . . 3 5 0 1 1 . . . 1 ...
    Mahfuz rahmanMahfuz rahman
    Dec 27, 2015 at 11:08 am
    Dec 27, 2015 at 11:08 am
  • Hi all, I just upgraded ess (to version 15.09-2 [git: 680549abaaa3750de090c47049c392adcb25aaaa]). Inserting a newline (via RET) when inside roxygen block does not add the roxy prefix (##') ...
    Andreas LehaAndreas Leha
    Dec 17, 2015 at 10:56 am
    Dec 17, 2015 at 12:32 pm
  • We have just released ESS 15.09-2. After release of 15.09 on Sept.24 and a first patch release 15.09-1 on Oct.26, this is another patch release for 15.09. It fixes small glitches with (the new more ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Dec 11, 2015 at 8:43 am
    Dec 11, 2015 at 1:49 pm
  • I find that after upgrading my mac to El Capitan, I am unable to run commands to import files such as "assD<-read.csv(file.choose())" and it will just get stuck on the loading page until I force quit ...
    Christopher PaiseyChristopher Paisey
    Dec 7, 2015 at 3:41 pm
    Dec 7, 2015 at 3:41 pm
  • Hi all, Is there a way to tell from ess' GUI whether R is busy doing something or whether R is waiting for the completion of the user input? Consider this example file --8<---------------cut ...
    Andreas LehaAndreas Leha
    Nov 26, 2015 at 11:55 am
    Dec 10, 2015 at 9:31 am
  • Hello all, I am currently using ESS with polymode to edit .Rmd files, which I render into .html files using knitr and the knit2html('file.Rmd') command in R. I am having difficulty pointing to a ...
    Brian HobbsBrian Hobbs
    Nov 17, 2015 at 4:26 pm
    Nov 17, 2015 at 6:14 pm
  • Hi all, Is there a way to make Errors in the *R* buffer stand out prominently, e.g. coloured in red? After I two times missed an error when rerunning my script today, this would really be helpful for ...
    Andreas LehaAndreas Leha
    Nov 13, 2015 at 9:48 am
    Nov 20, 2015 at 6:24 am
  • In case people did not try the new ESS, I find a wonderful enhancement in the behavior of M-q in Roxygen markup. There is now smart indentation so that a block of text is not smashed into one giant ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Oct 29, 2015 at 3:12 pm
    Nov 5, 2015 at 5:03 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying out the new ESS completion mechanism using company-mode. Many thanks for adding this! But I'm missing one feature: if I type in, e.g., summm <- 5 sum and then press [TAB] in a buffer ...
    Henric WinellHenric Winell
    Oct 20, 2015 at 2:12 pm
    Oct 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm
  • Well, TFM is technically correct. But, as you can see, the level of "support" of 23.x is somewhat less. 23.x was fine for its time, but I find 24.x to be less buggy and I don't recommend 23.x (and I ...
    Sparapani, RodneySparapani, Rodney
    Oct 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm
    Oct 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm
  • Dear ESS users, after many years of use, I'm eventually moving from sweave to knitr and therefore setting up my system Mint 17.1 Qiana -- MATE GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86-64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version ...
    Oct 10, 2015 at 11:14 pm
    Oct 14, 2015 at 12:49 pm
  • Hello, I'm having an issue in which sufficiently long and complex functions will fail to correctly evaluate in R (with e.g. ess-eval-function) if ess-eval-visibly is nil rather than true. Instead I ...
    Robert McGeheeRobert McGehee
    Oct 7, 2015 at 5:47 pm
    Oct 8, 2015 at 10:20 am
  • Hi all, I am working quite a lot inside Org mode's indirect source buffers. Using ess tracebug in that situation is not satisfactory, as I do not get the source references working. If at all (when ...
    Andreas LehaAndreas Leha
    Oct 7, 2015 at 10:50 am
    Oct 7, 2015 at 7:49 pm
  • I seldom update ESS since an old version does everything I need. I'm still using ess-5.8 for most things and ess-15.03-1 when I use a workstation which I have minimal control over. My question is ...
    Patrick ConnollyPatrick Connolly
    Oct 7, 2015 at 6:26 am
    Oct 10, 2015 at 9:12 pm
  • Dear All, With C-M-e ( ess-goto-end-of-function-or-para) and C-M-a (ess-goto-beginning-of-function-or-para), once you reach the end/beginning of a function, further C-M-e/a will not move you to the ...
    Ramon Diaz-UriarteRamon Diaz-Uriarte
    Oct 4, 2015 at 7:57 pm
    Oct 8, 2015 at 11:33 am
  • Hi all, I'm using Emacs 23.3.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.10) of 2013-05-16 on panlong, modified by Debian, i.e., Ubuntu 12.04. I've been using ESS for years. I just upgraded to the most ...
    Dorazio, RobertDorazio, Robert
    Oct 1, 2015 at 10:07 pm
    Oct 2, 2015 at 6:57 pm
  • Hi all, Using ess-15.09 with Emacs 24.5, which worked fine on OS X Yosemite until yesterday. I know that this has been reported on prior versions of OS X and have attempted the proposed solutions, ...
    Marc SchwartzMarc Schwartz
    Oct 1, 2015 at 7:54 pm
    Oct 6, 2015 at 7:06 pm
  • Hi, I would like to experiment with adding Maxima support to ESS. While Maxima has an Emacs mode, it is not getting a lot of development, and I think that ESS would offer a lot of features; then I ...
    Tamas PappTamas Papp
    Sep 29, 2015 at 10:04 am
    Oct 1, 2015 at 9:43 am
  • For the past two weeks or so, I've noticed that the ESS / Roxygen / HTML preview does not "just work" anymore. I notice this occasionally going between machines, I have not yet detected a pattern ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Sep 26, 2015 at 5:22 pm
    Sep 29, 2015 at 4:47 pm
  • Hi all, How can I define exceptions to the indentation? I am working a lot with Org mode and its `noweb' references. That means that a lot of code that I have contains lines like <<morecodehere which ...
    Andreas LehaAndreas Leha
    Sep 25, 2015 at 2:38 pm
    Sep 25, 2015 at 9:23 pm
  • Hi, probably this is as much an org-mode as an ESS question. I get an error when executing an R source block with org-mode remotely #+begin_src R :results graphics :file img.pdf :dir /user at ...
    Johannes MeisigJohannes Meisig
    Sep 23, 2015 at 10:26 am
    Sep 23, 2015 at 12:29 pm
  • Dear ESS users, The ESS core team plans to release ESS 15.09 in a few days (probably Sept.23). Those (daring ones) of you who work from the github or MELPA development version of ESS are indeed ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Sep 18, 2015 at 11:11 am
    Oct 26, 2015 at 12:33 pm
  • I'm trying to run Stata do-files in the Emacs editor, and I have already installed the ESS package (actually I installed a modified Emacs with ess built in, as recommended for Windows users in the ...
    Sep 9, 2015 at 7:10 am
    Sep 11, 2015 at 5:32 pm
  • Hi All, I'm using ESS 15.03 and have installed company-mode and added a hook at the end of my emacs to enable company-mode globally: (add-hook 'after-init-hook 'global-company-mode) I am wondering in ...
    Joshua WileyJoshua Wiley
    Sep 6, 2015 at 5:06 am
    Sep 6, 2015 at 2:43 pm
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