[ESS] ESS 5.3.5 and tooltip

James W. MacDonald jmacdon at med.umich.edu
Wed Aug 15 17:27:45 CEST 2007

Hi Sundar,

Sundar Dorai-Raj wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed ESS-5.3.5 on XEmacs 21.4.19 and Windows XP Pro. I get 
> the following initialization error:
> Cannot open load file: tooltip
> In the lisp/essd-r-args.el file it says this:
> ;; Users of XEmacs (or maybe non-GNU-Emacs users): The code below must
> ;; be slightly adapted in order to work in XEmacs (i.e. comment out
> ;; the delete-trailing-whitespace function call by putting a semicolon
> ;; at the beginning of the line). Furthermore, the tooltip option does
> ;; NOT work in XEmacs (yet) (and will probably only ever work if the
> ;; ESS-core team will adapt the code for XEmacs compatibility).
> I see no such function "delete-trailing-whitespace". However, commenting 
> out
> (eval-when-compile
>    (require 'tooltip)); for tooltip-show
> allows me to to continue, but without any "argument tips". Are "argument 
> tips" completely incompatible with Xemacs and/or Windows?

The tooltips are not incompatible with Windows, just Xemacs. I am 
running Emacs on Windows XP Pro with ESS from svn and I get 
the tooltips without doing anything special.



> Thanks,
> --sundar
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James W. MacDonald, M.S.
Affymetrix and cDNA Microarray Core
University of Michigan Cancer Center
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