split screen on startup

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Aug 5 09:54:52 CEST 2004

>>>>> "BjøHM" == Bjørn-Helge Mevik <bhx2 at mevik.net>
>>>>>     on Thu, 05 Aug 2004 09:40:47 +0200 writes:

    BjøHM> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
    >>>>>>> "Pierre" == Pierre Kleiber <pkleiber at honlab.nmfs.hawaii.edu>
    >>>>>>> on Wed, 04 Aug 2004 10:56:52 -1000 writes:
    Pierre> Is there any way to organize startup so that the *R*
    Pierre> buffer occupies the whole screen rather than sharing
    Pierre> it with the *scratch* buffer?
    >> that doesn't normally happen.

    BjøHM> To me it usually does, both on Linux and Windows (NTemacs).  It's done
    BjøHM> that as long as I can remember.  I just did a few tests, and it seems
    BjøHM> that whenever I am in a buffer that is not an iESS buffer, the buffer
    BjøHM> remains visible in a window; either the iESS buffer is shown in one of
    BjøHM> the other windows in the frame, or a new window is created for it.

    BjøHM> (Note that I think that's a perfectly OK behaviour of ESS. :-)

in those cases, yes, it's perfectly OK.

However, if you simply start emacs (without a file argument)
and type M-x R  {or equivalently type "emacs -f R" in the shell},
the *scratch* buffer remains visible as well --- and that's new
(and wrong) behavior.


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