submitting a region hangs emacs

A.J. Rossini rossini at
Thu Mar 27 15:25:18 CET 2003

Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj at> writes:

> Aha! I figured it out. I should have been more forthcoming but as I've
> done in the past I left out a bit of information I thought was not
> useful. I had a .First with the following:
> .First <- function() {
>    library(sundar) # personal stuff
>    options(prompt = "sym> ", continue = "sym+ ")
> }

> including the last line causes S-PLUS to hang. Deleting this line
> fixed the problem.
> Same thing in R. In my Rprofile I have
> options(prompt = "R> ", continue = " $ ")
> Deleting this line fixed the problem.
> Still, strange...

Not at all.  We rely on the syntax of the prompt to do the right

More importantly, you CAN change the prompt symbols in ESS, see for
example essd-s+6.el for a place to edit, for example.  That would
solve the problem.


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