Fontifying *R*...(regexps.............)

Kjetil Kjernsmo kjetil.kjernsmo at
Sat Jun 10 11:57:38 CEST 2000

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte wrote:

>I am using ESS-5.5.13 on Xemacs (21.1) with R. Sometimes I accidentally run a
>function that produces several thousand lines of output (say, printing a
>large data frame). Hitting C-c C-c to try to stop it is generally much worse
>than just letting it run to completion: xemacs can be hung, displaying the
>Fontifying *R*...(regexps.............)

I have successfully hit M-x font-lock-mode a few times when this has
happened to me on emacs-19.34, thereby disabling fontifying in the iESS
buffer. I don't know if this will work in your case, and you might have to
be fast, but it might be worth a shot.


Kjetil Kjernsmo
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