[ESS] .emacs file seems not fully operative since upgrade from 22.3 to 24.3
spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 20:38:12 CET 2012
>>>> "Christopher W. Ryan" <cryan at binghamton.edu>
>>>> on Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:03:56 -0500 wrote:
> I had been running emacs/ess version 22.3, Vince Goulet's modified
> version, on WinXP. I am logged onto the machine as user ryanc, and my
> .emacs file was (and still is) in C:\Documents and Settings\ryanc. I've
> pasted it at the end of this message; it's not all that long.
> I recently upgraded to Vince's modified version 23.4. I don't know if
> that has any adverse effects on a pre-existing .emacs file, but since
> the upgrade I've notice a couple problems:
>From 22.3 to 23.4 is quite jump of 6-7 years or so, probably you meant
> 1. Previously the default directory for creating a new file via C-x C-f
> was C:/DATA, which is what I want. I think my .emacs file was
> accomplishing that for me. Now, it defaults to C:\Documents and
That was bothering me as well, it's probably a new "feature" of automatic
working directory detection. Juts put
in your .emacs.
> 2. When working in a Sweave .Rnw file, M-n Shift-P would run pdflatex.
> Now, I am offered the default command texi2pdf.
Not sure about this one, try:
(setq ess-swv-pdflatex-commands'("pdflatex" "make"))
Others might help you better here.
> 3. I did not have auto-fill-mode turned on before. Now, my new emacs
> 23.4 defaults to auto-fill-mode for any .txt or .Rnw file (and maybe
> others too; I haven't explored that far yet.) When I add
> (setq auto-fill-mode 0)
> to my .emacs file, it does not seem to have any effect--I still get Fill
Are you sure it's auto fill? May be it's visual-line-mode which is by
default from some pretty recent version of emacs. Try
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