[ESS] rdired stopped working

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 13:12:46 CET 2005

You shouldn't need to end with ";" -- I never did during the nearly 10
years  that I regularly used ESS with R.

There are a few places where we expect "typical" data-analyst behavior
rather than programmer behavior.  Someone ought to look at that.

On 11/8/05, Henning Redestig <redestig at mpimp-golm.mpg.de> wrote:
> Indeed I had a function called [.someObject for custom subsetting for
> objects with class(x)=="someObject", when I removed this function rdired
> works fine again. I guess its a bit patchy and not common usage to have
> such functions on the local workspace but maybe rdired can be fixed to
> handle it, I will try to see if I can locate the error :)
> My problem with ess-load-file also seem to be specific to certain
> buffers, though not the one containing the definiton for [.someObject.
> Is there some specific syntax that ESS doesnt like or some specific
> guidelines for how code should be formatted so that ESS can parse it,
> other than normal R guidelines? I usually dont end R code statements
> with ';' for example, should I?
> Really appreciate the fast response, thanx!
> /Henning
> A.J. Rossini wrote:
> > Try running it in a fresh/new workspace.  It appears to be a problem
> > with an R object.
> >


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