[ESS] (ess-ask-about-transfile t) problem

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Thu Dec 3 17:24:26 CET 2009

Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
> Hola!
> I experimented putting
> (setq   ess-ask-about-transfile t)
> in my .emacs   file. Then, when starting a new R process in emacs and
> giving a transcript file name, R starts in a READONLY buffer, so I can give
> no commands!
> That can't be the intention???
> Kjetil

Perhaps it is.  Many of these files are protected since you can
brainfart and edit the wrong one (SAS .log files come to mind as well). 
  Nevertheless, emacs, in it's infinite wisdom, has a way.  Just toggle 
read-only and Jack's your uncle.


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