Re: Problem getting help window to appear within Emacs
Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit <at> gmail.com>
2012-05-04 16:05:19 GMT
What does getOption("help_type") in R says? Set it to "text":
options(help_type = "text")
It looks like you are running ddeclent (is this how it should be on
cygwin?). I hope Rich can help you better here.
>>>> Munawar Cheema <mcheema <at> btinternet.com>
>>>> on Fri, 4 May 2012 16:46:14 +0100 wrote:
> Ali, It is already set to nil.
> I didn't mention the first time I type ?ls I get a beep and only on the
> second and subsequent attempts do I get a pop up GUI window.
> Here is some gobbledegook I get out in the *ESS* buffer if it helps.
> Making Process...Buf *R*, Proc R, Prog C:/Program
> Start File=nil, Args= --ess .
> (ess-multi 2): waiting for process to start (before hook)*ddeclient-p:
> ess-loc-proc-name is 'R'(ess-multi 2): waiting for process after
> hook(R): inferior-ess-language-start=options(STERM='iESS',
> str.dendrogram.last ="'", editor='gnuclient.exe')
> *ddeclient-p: ess-loc-proc-name is 'R'(R): version (2.14.2)
> *ddeclient-p: ess-loc-proc-name is 'R'resetting completion to
> 'ess-R-complete-object-name*ddeclient-p: ess-loc-proc-name is
> 'R'*ddeclient-p: ess-loc-proc-name is 'R'*ddeclient-p: ess-loc-proc-name
> is 'R'*ddeclient-p: ess-loc-proc-name is 'R'(ess-setq-vars-LOCAL):
> language=S, dialect=R, buf=nil, comint..echoes=nil,