[ESS] Problem with R help buffers

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Jan 30 12:21:13 CET 2019

Hi Henric,

This is most surely related to our recent migration to emacs standard
display-buffer mechanism.

I opened a new issue https://github.com/emacs-ess/ESS/issues/826

Please follow there for a resolution.


>> On Wed, Jan 23 2019 14:20, Henric Winell via ESS-help wrote:

> Hi,

> There's something strange going on with the R help buffers.  I'm using the
> latest ess-20190122.2108 from melpa, but it's not particular to that version:

> I want each help buffer to appear in its own separate frame, and have

>  '(ess-help-own-frame t)
>  '(ess-help-reuse-window nil)

> in my .emacs.  Now, pressing, say, '?lm' in an R buffer opens up the help page
> in a separate frame as it should.  However, using 'l' to execute the code in the
> 'Examples:' section results in the help frame being split up with the help
> buffer on top and the R buffer below. Then, pressing 'q' or 'k' should bury or
> remove the help frame, respectively, but it's still visible and has the help
> buffer on top replaced by the R buffer.

> Henric Winell

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