[ESS] ESS Hangs: Text is read-only
spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 04:47:04 CEST 2014
I cannot reproduce either. Never happened to me. If *R* buffer becomes
read-only, you can always C-x C-q to make it writable again.
Do you experience the same problem with C-c C-d C-v?
>>> "Sparapani, Rodney" on Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:41 +0000 wrote:
SR> On Mon, 2014-03-31 at 13:42 +0000, Sparapani, Rodney wrote:
>> Lately, it often happens that ESS hangs, and *R* minibuffer says "Text
>> read-only". I just found a repoducible example.
>> Run this
>> An Evince screen appears., I read the PDF a while, close that.
>> In the *R* buffer I see
>> (evince:12584): EvinceDocument-CRITICAL **: ev_document_get_n_pages:
>> assertion 'EV_IS_DOCUMENT (document)' failed
>> After closing the Evince window, I cannot find any way to get the
>> session to work again. I cannot type commands at the prompt. Nor can I
>> them from the script window.
>> The minibuffer reports "Text is read-only". I can't find any way to
>> I've had this problem occasionally for the last few months, but never
>> reproducible before.
>> Ubuntu Linux, Emacs 24.3.1 with ESS 13.09.
SR> Hi Paul:
SR> I can't reproduce. For me, on RHEL 5.7, Emacs 24.3 and ESS 13.09-2,
SR> I get an acroread window rather than evince. After closing the
SR> acroread window, everything behaves as expected. This could be
SR> an evince issue.
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