[ESS] [R] M-x R gives no choice of starting dir

Enrico Schumann es at enricoschumann.net
Mon Sep 11 22:23:38 CEST 2017

On Mon, 11 Sep 2017, Christian writes:

> Hi,
> I experienced a sudden change in the behavior of M-x R in not giving
> me the choice where to start R. May be that I botched my
> preferences. I am using Aquamacs 3.3 on MacOS 10.12.6
> Christian

I suppose you are using ESS? There is a variable called
'ess-ask-for-ess-directory', which controls whether
M-x R prompts for a directory. Perhaps you have set
this to nil?

I also Cc the ESS-help mailing list and suggest that
follow-up be sent there.

Kind regards

Enrico Schumann
Lucerne, Switzerland

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