problems using SAS mode

Martin Maechler maechler at
Fri Nov 21 17:29:29 CET 2003

>>>>> "Kasper" == Kasper Daniel Hansen <K.Hansen at>
>>>>>     on Fri, 21 Nov 2003 11:06:05 +0100 writes:

    Kasper> On Friday 21 November 2003 07:15, Faheem Mitha wrote:
    Kasper> <SNIP>

    Kasper> I've had the exact same problem
    Kasper> previously. Discussion and solution by Rodney
    Kasper> Sparapani in the mailing list archives august 2003
    Kasper> with the header "SAS function keys".

    Kasper> The answer: you need to set the variables before ess is loaded. So 
    Kasper> (setq ess-sas-global-unix-keys t)
    Kasper> (load "ess-site")

    Kasper> works, but if you interchange the two lines, it
    Kasper> doesn't! Please check and confirm. Then I'll add it
    Kasper> to the FAQ (and perhaps it needs to be mentioned in
    Kasper> the manual)

Thank you, but then, I'd also hope that the next version of ESS will do this
correctly automatically...

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