Syntax highlighting in R (1.6.1) files autoloaded in Emacs (21.2) from desktop

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Wed Feb 12 21:18:14 CET 2003

"M.Kondrin" <mkondrin at> writes:

> How to turn it on? If I run Emacs and it have R files stored in
> desktop file from previous session then syntax highlighting does not
> turned on (with C-x C-f loaded files it works OK). M-x ess-mode does
> not help and produce a message "Wrong type argument: syntax-table-p
> nil". Entering ess-mode after a child (inferior) R session is launched
> goes smoothly.
> What is wrong?
> Thanks in advance

It ought to be R-mode.  ess-mode is a generic function, which is
used by R-mode after variables and actions are set.  Does that help? 

I'm not sure what else is going on.


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