[ESS] Avoiding printing large R objects

Brahm, David David.Brahm at geodecapital.com
Mon Nov 22 23:32:20 CET 2004

Dan Davison <davison at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> The way I most frequently cause an undesired termination of my
emacs/ESS/R session is by accidentally printing a very big object.

A surprisingly effective and simple fix may be simply to minimize the
Emacs window for a minute.  It seems to "print" to the buffer much
faster if it isn't actually printing to the physical screen.  Your
mileage may vary.

-- David Brahm (brahm at alum.mit.edu)
     Geode Capital Management

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