[ESS] problems installing ESS/Xemacs in Windows Vista

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Fri Aug 10 14:53:00 CEST 2007

Ana Conesa writes:
 > Dear List,
 > I am trying to get ESS/Xemacs running in Windows Vista. I installed
 > Xemacs, add the init.el file to .Xemacs directory and modified the
 > variable path to include
 > C:/Program Files/R/R-2.5.1/bin/
 > Still when launching Xemacs I get the error that Rterm could not be
 > found. Even if I uncomment the line setq inferior-R-program name at
 > the init.el file, Xmacs will still complain that Rterm cannot be
 > found. But the Rterm.exe file is at the indicated location and works
 > perfectly.

hi Ana,

One solution is to explicity set inferior-R-program-name like

(setq inferior-R-program-name "c:/progra~1/R/R-2.5.1/bin/Rterm.exe")

note how "Program Files" gets abbreviated.


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