Thank you very much. The instructions are very clear and now I have a
functional R session within an Emacs buffer:
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> > if(identical(getOption('pager'), file.path(R.home('bin'), 'pager'))) #
> > rather take the ESS one
> options(STERM='iESS', str.dendrogram.last="'", editor='emacsclient',
Thank you very much - bob
> On Sep 13, 2017, at 5:18 PM, Stephen Eglen <sj...@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> hi Robert,
> try the following steps and do report back
> 1. On your mac, open terminal and start R from within the terminal. if
> that works, what does "which R" report?
> 2. If 1 worked, open Emacs from within this terminal, and then do
> M-x shell
> to get a terminal within Emacs. Does "R" work now, and if so, is it
> finding the right version of R (which R)?
> If it doesn't find R, ESS probably won't work either. Check your PATH
> within Emacs.
> [I'm not sure Emacs will find R if you start Emacs from the "floating
> bar" thing, rather than from within a terminal, as you need to ensure
> your PATH etc is set up for Emacs to inherit it.]
> 3. If step 2 worked, M-x R should work.
> If not, what does it say?
> On Wed, Sep 13 2017, Robert Baskin wrote:
>> I cannot get Emacs ESS to find R.
>> The error message:
>> "Finding all versions of R on your system...
>> Sorry, no version of R could be found on your system."
>> I can’t find any message on ess-help and the only similar message I can find
>> on SO:
>> I have tried reloading Emacs ESS:
>> "GNU Emacs 25.2.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0, NS appkit-1265.21 Version
>> 10.9.5 (Build 13F1911))
>> of 2017-04-21
>> Copyright (C) 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc."
>> downloaded from:
>> I have updated R:
>> "R version 3.4.1 (2017-06-30) -- "Single Candle"
>> Copyright (C) 2017 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
>> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0 (64-bit)"
>> The macOS is Sierra, v10.12.6.
>> Any suggestions on how to solve this?
>> thanks - bob
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