[ESS] emacs-ess and the dreaded dotemacs file
ty|er @end|ng |rom p|@nt@rum@c@
Tue Oct 19 14:19:07 CEST 2021
I didn't receive your attachment, I think the mailing list drops them?
The error you're getting indicates you have unbalanced parentheses (too many closing parentheses). That's an easy thing to do when copying and pasting code, and may be a side effect of some other issue.
On Tue, Oct 19, 2021, at 5:03 AM, Mark Leeds via ESS-help wrote:
> Hi All: Would anyone mind doing me a big favor and fixing any ( even one is
> great ) problems in my current dotemacs file. I was able to get some of it
> to run but when it hits the auto-complete section, I start having all kinds
> of problems. For most of it, ( from the auto-complete section and on ), I
> just copied the dotemacs file used at the link below ( the www.code.rd.com
> link ) . But things either changed dramatically since that link was created
> or the author is maybe not showing the whole file ?
> I'm lisp illiterate which obviously doesn't help. I use ubuntu but I doubt
> that matters.
> This all sounded like a good idea when I started it but now its been
> three days and I'm still not terribly far. Thanks to Rich Heiberger who was
> influential in getting the top part to work before it hits the
> auto-complete section. The dotemacsfile is
> attached. Note that the code in the dotemacsfile with all the semi-colons
> is the code from the link here. I don't see any typos but I could be
> mistaken. Or
> maybe the link itself has typos ? Thanks so much for help in any way.
> # ERROR THAT emacs --debug-init temp.R GIVES BUT I DOUBT THAT'S THE ONLY
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (invalid-read-syntax ")")
> eval-buffer(#<buffer *load*> nil "/home/markleeds/.emacs" nil t) ;
> Reading at buffer position 432
> "/home/markleeds/.emacs" t t)
> load("~/.emacs" t t)
> #[0 " \205\262
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