[ESS] End of Line type in R documentation

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 19:33:00 CEST 2014

That's a strange problem for a windows machine. Somehow your help buffer
gets unix encoding. Have no idea why that is happening or what is
causing it.

Do you have configurations that would affect process output encoding?


 >>> "James W. MacDonald" on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:09:58 -0400 wrote:

 > Hi Yuheng,
 > I am not familiar with Prelude Emacs, but that is what you would see if you
 > took a text file with Windows line endings and then opened it up in Emacs
 > on Linux. Anyway, unless you are really fond of Prelude Emacs, I would
 > recommend switching to Vincent Goulet's Emacs bundle (
 > http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca/en/emacs/windows/), which doesn't have that
 > problem.

 > Best,

 > Jim

 > On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 7:07 AM, Howard Li <dreamingnow at gmail.com> wrote:

 >> Hi,
 >> I'm using ESS 14.09 with R 3.1.1 on windows 7.  I have an annoying problem
 >> with the end of line type in help buffers of R.
 >> "^M" shows at the end of each line of R documentations (see
 >> http://www.screencast.com/t/XXaPiXnlt7x).  It also affects the popup doc
 >> when inputing in functions.  It should be a problem with the EOL type
 >> (dos/unix) of the help buffer, but I don't know how to fix it.
 >> Any suggestions?  Thank you in advance.
 >> Best regards,
 >> Yuheng
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