[ESS] ess-remote and help

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Thu Apr 19 16:23:07 CEST 2012

Ali Tofigh wrote:
> I'm using the latest version of emacs for mac (23.4.1) and ess (12.04)
> using the all-in-one installation file by Vincent Goulet (from the
> link on the ess website).
> I cannot get ess-remote to work with help files. I do the following:
> M-x ssh (to remote server)
> R (start R on the remote server)
> M-x ess-remote
> r (to choose the dialect)
> which results in this single line being executed:
> options(STERM='iESS', str.dendrogram.last ="'")
> now if I just type 'help()' followed by RET I get a message:
> "ESS process not ready. Finish your command before trying again."
> The same message appears if I do C-c C-v. Does anyone have an idea on
> how i can debug this issue?
> /ali

Have you seen this thread
It might give you a workaround.


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