Juste, Thanks for your suggestions. At work, I am getting a new computer. I will copy ess directory from old computer (where ess works fine).
Our R version is controlled by the organization. Thanks, Naresh Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 11, 2022, at 11:04 AM, Jeremie Juste <jeremieju...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hello Naresh, > >> On Saturday, 10 Dec 2022 at 08:46, Naresh Gurbuxani via ESS-help wrote: >> In my organization, IT security set up disables emacs package >> installation from package archives (e.g. MELPA) using M-x >> package-install. Therefore, I am downloading package tar files from >> package archives, then using M-x package-install-file command. This >> method has successfully installed several packages (e.g., auctex) on >> my computer. But with ess, I have run into problems. > > > I feel for you. Do you have a personal computer that you can control? I > see that you are working in a Windows environment. Many times I installed > all the packages one machine then just copied the .emacs.d directory > to the other machine, with most packages working as expected. > > If this is an option for you ESS might work out of the box as well. You > might just have to let ESS know where to find R. > > |(setq inferior-ess-r-program > "c:/Users/JeremieJuste/Documents/R/R-4.2.0/bin/x64/Rterm") > |(add-to-list 'exec-path "c:/Users/JeremieJuste/Documents/R/R-4.2.0/bin/") > > Alternatively, for ESS you also have the git repo > https://github.com/emacs-ess/ESS. > From that you can switch to branch 18.10. > > You have more information in the manual > https://ess.r-project.org/Manual/ess.html#Installation. > > > > As far as I understand ESS is supposed to work even without compiling it > on your machine. Although it won't provide the best experience but is > expected to work. > > > | (add-to-list 'load-path "/path/to/ESS/lisp") > | (require 'ess-site) > | (setq-default inferior-R-program-name > | "c:/Program Files/Microsoft/R > Open/R-3.5.1/bin/x64/Rterm.exe") > > > I also note that you are running R 3.5. From the 4.2, > R uses UTF-8 as the native encoding. This has been a real pain before. > > Please see https://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/r-release/NEWS.html > > > HTH, > Jeremie > ______________________________________________ ESSfirstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/ess-help