[ESS] Is there a way to continue using emacs while C-c C-r ess-eval-region is running?

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 22:22:01 CEST 2012

>>>> Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu>
>>>> on Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:11:46 -0500 wrote:

  > Vitalie Spinu wrote:
  >> It's not technically a bug. It's just a limitation of the visual
  >> execution of your code. ESS has to wait for each line for you to have
  >> the benefit of seeing the lines as they are executed. If you do the {..}
  >> trick you don't have that benefit anymore. So you might consider just
  >> setting ess-eval-visibly-p to nil and forget about the issue. It's also
  >> much faster this way.

  > Ok, but then it seems to me that the default of t must be a bug.

:) I agree. The default of nil would have been better IMO.

Also this question is pretty much the only FAQ on ESS list.


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