[ESS] (ess-ask-about-transfile t) problem
S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Dec 3 21:09:03 CET 2009
Kjetil Halvorsen <kjetil1001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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???
Ican confirm this behaviour, and a quick glance at the code didn't
reveal any obvious reason why this would be the case. But as I don't
use transcripts, I'm not sure if there is a good reason for this.
For now, the workaround is that once R has started, you can do
to toggle the read-only status and then use R.
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