[ESS] .emacs file seems not fully operative since upgrade from 22.3 to 24.3

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 21:37:52 CET 2012

>>>> Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu>
>>>> on Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:10:15 -0600 wrote:

  > Christopher W. Ryan wrote:
  >> Thanks, Vitalie.
  >> I tried a few of your suggestions at a time.
  >> (global-visual-line-mode -1)
  >> ;and
  >> (cd "C:\DATA\")

  > That should be
  > (cd "C:\\DATA\\")
  > or maybe
  > (cd "C:/DATA/")

Ah yes,  sure. 

  > However, I can't really recommend that approach.  You might be better
  > served by defining the HOME environment variable to be C:/DATA/

Actually my emacs (23.1 on debian) doesn't default to home anymore. In
my case with emacs -q settles in ~/Documents/ for some reason. And this
is quite recent behavior.


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