[ESS] ESS toolbar not displayed

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 4 20:20:12 CET 2007

 > Hi Steve,
 > How do you start R?  If I start R with "M-x R RET"
 > and then open a .R source file, I only get the S toolbar (with the R
 > and S icons) when I'm visiting the source buffer -- not in the
 > inferior ESS buffer (where the R command line is displayed).

That is correct behaviour -- the ESS toolbar items are visible only in
the source buffers (such as new.R), not the *R* buffers.

 > This sounds like a simple problem that should be solved just by using
 > the program "right" ;)  I'll have to say though that I've found this
 > only by accident -- it's not documented anywhere that I"ve found.  ESS
 > could be more well-documented, like everything else having to do with LISP.

You are using it right!  And yes, ESS could be better documented, but
there are always more pressing issues with coding that normally dominate.


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