[ESS] Different behaviour of ESS

Erik Iverson iverson at biostat.wisc.edu
Fri Mar 14 16:25:53 CET 2008

I'm fairly certain I tracked this down at one point to different version 
of comint.el being used by the different varieties of Emacs/Xemacs.  I 
think it simply was a matter of finding the version of comint.el that 
had the behavior I wanted.

See my thread:


Hope that helps,
Erik Iverson

Giovanni Maria Marchetti wrote:
> Dear ESS users
> When using ESS and R under Emacs (in MS Windows) I noticed that
> when I want to modify a previous R command
> I have to go over the line, modify the line and then
> hit enter: this immediately executes the modified command.
> In Xemacs (under MS Windows) the behaviour of ESS is different. When you hit
> the enter
> key the line is just copied and can be edited. The edited line is executed
> when the enter key is used a second time.
> Is it possible to change the behaviour in ESS Emacs to follow
> the ESS Xemacs default?
> Than you
> Giovanni

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