[ESS] rdired stopped working

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 10:45:15 CET 2005

Henning -

Could you try with a blank R session?  (i.e. start "new", with no objects)?

I"m guessing that some data or function object has appeared that has
caused this.

On 11/8/05, Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>  > when I do ess-rdired I get:
>  >
>  > Error in parse(file, n, text, prompt) : Parsing error
> umm.  I just tested it (although I wrote it, I don't use it often) and
> it seems fine here.
>  > until recently rdired worked just fine for me so I am
>  > having a very hard time understanding how this could have happened. I
>  > havent made any changes recently to my system. I upgraded ESS to
>  > 5.2.10 but that did not solve the problem. Also a problem that arose
>  > about the same, making me thinking they are related, is that when I do
>  > ess-load-file it doesnt load as usually but prints out some seemingly
>  > random snippet of the file, e.g. this what it could look like in my
>  > R-buffer when I try to load a file with 297 lines:
> Ummm; this is really odd.  The only thing I can think of is that in
> your email, there were lots of control chars (\200 \230 \231).  Have
> you recently changed any language settings?
> sorry I can't help more!
> stephen
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