[ESS] [Fwd: Re: R and Xemacs]

Simon Preston preston.simon at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 13:14:43 CET 2007

It works perfectly - many thanks, Stephen.


On 2/22/07, Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>  > Can anybody please tell me how I make the R command history larger
>  > (the default appears to be 32).  I haven't been able to work out which
>  > variable I need to change, and I'm not even sure if it's an R or
>  > Xemacs variable (I suspect the latter because when I change the R
>  > environment variable R_HISTSIZE it has no effect - though I can find
>  > no obvious variable in the init.el file).
> My guess (not tested, so please let usknow if this works!) is that you
> should put something like the following in .emacs:
> (setq comint-input-ring-size 100)
> Does that work (restart XEmacs before trying)?
> If so, we could tweak the ESS code to respect R_HISTSIZE and
> Stephen

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