[ESS] Editing Rd files in Aquamacs Emacs (MacOS X)

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Mon Jun 4 16:05:39 CEST 2007

Jari Oksanen wrote:
> Dear ESS people,
> I assume that MacOS Emacs/Aquamacs list would be a more appropriate place for
> this query, but they told me that I'm not allowed to post there. Perhaps
> somebody here can give a simple answer (like 'no, it can't be done'). 
> Is it possible to use nice editing mode for Rd files (R help files) in Aquamacs
> Emacs in MacOS X? I upgraded to the latest version I found (Aquamacs 0.9.9d) and
> it came completely without the needed lisp file essddr.elc in its ess-mode/lisp
> directory. The CVS version of Aquamacs seems to have the essddr.elc file, but I
> couldn't see any visible consequences of using that. Neither did it help to
> install locally the latest version of ESS (5.3.4). I assume that the conclusion
> is that the mode for editing Rd files is not available in Aquamacs. Can anybody
> please correct me.
> Cheers, jari oksanen

Hi Jari:

Pretty strange, but I don't have my laptop handy.  Does ess-version show 


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