[ESS] ess-transcript-clean-region

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Fri Feb 5 15:28:51 CET 2010

Cesar Rabak <cesar.rabak at gmail.com> wrote:

> However, in GNU Emacs 23.1.1 (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600) of 2009-07-30 on 
> SOFT-MJASON, ESS version 5.7.1 when I attempt to run this command in the 
> *scratch* buffer in a region I pasted some lines from a transcript file, 
> emacs freezes!
> Is this a bug in the documentation or is something that used to work and 
> now broke?

My guess is that by copying code into *scratch*, the function can't
work, as *scratch* will be in lisp interaction  mode, rather than an
ESS-aware mode.   ess-transcript-clean-region depends on several
mode-specific settings.

Does it work if you copy the code into a buffer called temp.Rt?


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