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ESS (Emacs Speaks Statistics) is an emacs add-on for editing scripts and interacting with statistical programs such as R, Stata or SAS.

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How to “manipulate” using R in Emacs

In Rstudio one can use library manipulate to interactively change the plot over some parameters(mu). When you use this in emacs ESS it gives error: function(mu){ plot(mu) } manipulate(myfunc(mu),mu = ...
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ESS installation does not initialize flymake

I install ESS following these directions, adding these to ~/.emacs: (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable.melpa.org/packages/")) (add-to-...
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Unable to install ESS package

I want to install ESS. I initialised the package manager with (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable.melpa.org/packages/")) (package-...
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Setting up Knittr workflow in Emacs [duplicate]

I was a happy ESS and R user to obtain tex and pdf files from Rnw file with sweave and knitr. I have followed the answer given here, everything worked fine but after several updates or maybe new ...
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emacs opens ESS/R buffer in random window

I'm using emacs 26.1 with ESS. Whenever I open a R session with M-x R it opens in a random window. However, I would like it to open in the currently selected window. It seems to be a similar issue as ...
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ESS smart underscore does not work in emacs25

Previously when I used the underscore key in my keyboard ESS replaced it for the assigment keys <-. In emacs25 that no longer happens. I have installed the ESS package from MELPA, as well as, it's ...
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Missing RMarkdown templates with poly-R

I use the ess, polymode, and poly-R packages together to work with RMarkdown files. I have also installed the R packages rmarkdown and tufte in my R library. While these R packages provide ".Rmd" ...
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ESS poly-R issue

I am trying to setup ESS with polymode and poly-markdown I have the following in my myinit.org file which becomes compiled into init.el ;; https://polymode.github.io/installation/ (use-package ...
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R in ESS outputs UTF-8, which emacs renders raw

I find the question but no answer at Emacs ESS R - Message Content Encoding and Display Issue. In buffer *R*, the R process uses UTF-8 encoding for its output. However emacs does not decode that ...
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gnu screen emacs ess: M-X R freeze

I just pick up emacs after a while with Vim. This is run on CentOS server. I ssh to the server, and start with gnu screen, and emacs ess, when I start to run R, emacs just freeze. Here is what I ...
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“error in process sentinel” whenever using %>% in an ESS R buffer

Whenever I include a pipe (%>%) in a ESS R buffer, I start getting the following error repeatedly, with lags that make editing almost impossible: error in process sentinel: Not enough arguments ...
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How to copy output from ess to the kill ring?

Q: how can I automatically copy output from ess to the kill ring? Background I use ess to conduct statistical analysis. On occasion, I need to copy its raw output into another buffer (usually ...
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How to jump to R source code with ESS?

Q: how can I get to the source code of R packages using ESS? When I'm working with elisp, I can access the source code for any package easily with find-library or by following the links in find-...
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Tramp and X11 forwarding when changing user (su)

I can connect to a remote server with Tramp C-x C-f /ssh:group@remotehost: and get a plot output window (with ess R). But if I change user C-x C-f /ssh:group@remote|su:user@remote: there's no X11 ...
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autoload-do-load: Wrong type argument: consp, nil

I've encountered a problem after upgrading Emacs Speaks Statistics (ESS) from MELPA today to ess-20180926.54. When I try to start an R session under Emacs with M-x R I'm informed... autoload-do-load:...
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Properly install ESS using use-package

I installed ESS using the following chuck of code: (use-package ess :init (require 'ess-site) :mode (("\\.[rR]\\'" . R-mode) ("\\.Rnw\\'" . Rnw-mode)) ) Everything works fine, however ...
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Symbol's value as variable is void: polymode-mode-map

I define a function ess-rmarkdown to compile RMarkdown documents with polymode. (use-package polymode :ensure t :config (use-package poly-R) (use-package poly-markdown) ;;; MARKDOWN (add-...
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latex-preview-pane with ESS Rnw mode

I would like to configure my init.el file to work with latex-preview-pane mode in ESS Rnw mode. For example, when I knitr/Sweave Rnw file and compile it to pdf the latex-preview-pane should open. I'm ...
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ESS install fails on Ubuntu 18.04

I had previously installed and used Emacs 25.2.2 and ESS 17.11 on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). While attempting to update to the latest version of ESS, the ESS install script appears to have failed (...
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ESS not installable (Ubuntu 18.04)

The day before yesterday, I have experienced my Ubuntu package ess (Version: 17.11-3bionic0) no more configuring properly during apt-get update. I then tried apt-get install -d ess and: dpkg -i /var/...
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R (ESS) freezes emacs when asking for project directory

Using Windows. Fresh install of emacs 2.6. The installation of R CLI and R studio worked ok. No issues. I open R files on emacs and ESS mode is properly set on modeline but when I try to execute/eval ...
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Drawing a horizontal line to a specific column number in ESS

I want to be able to execute a command in ESS to quickly add a horizontal line (using dashes) out to column 80. This will be used for header comments. I'd like to be able to re-execute the command ...
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ESS R error: searching for program

I have installed emacs on windows 10 working ok so far. Installed R and ESS. Set system and user path to Rterm.exe as read in some forums. Restarted and opened a R file in emacs. Syntax coloring is ...
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ESS failed to run: ess-s-define-runners is void

After upgrading packages in emacs, I have the following error message when trying to run R (M-x R): Symbol's function definition is void: ess-s-define-runners. I can't find where the error is. Here's ...
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Emacs ESS R - Message Content Encoding and Display Issue

I use Emacs ESS for doing some work in R. But somehow the help messages or content which is output of R process, is not printed correctly, most likely because of some encoding issue. (Screenshot ...
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Break (C-c C-c) in ESS-remote R shell

I am running my R scripts on a remote shell using M-x shell ssh -X -C name@server.edu srun -p nodeX --pty R (slurm command to start R) M-x ess-remote and select 'R' everythink works fine, until I ...
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Disable smart underscore for good ESS

I am trying to disable the underscore thing in ESS where it gets converted to a <- . If I add (add-hook 'ess-mode-hook (lambda () (ess-toggle-underscore nil))) To my init file, it works ...
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Chinese character in emacs with ESS(R) or Python process

In the emacs R or python process, the Chinese character can not be print right. I am wondering maybe its the problem of default-process-coding-system. However, I've tried many settings and the problem ...
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ESS folding for R6 classes

What is the proper way to install, configure and activate folding of R script files? I followed emacswiki.org/emacs/FoldingMode but it doesn't seems to work. I installed folding.el to .emacs/lisp/. ...
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Using ESS via nix

I'd like to use ESS (Emacs Speaks Statistics) with the nix version of R and the packages I need. Here's what I can do via the shell nix-shell shell.nix -I nixpkgs=/Users/dom/nixpkgs --run R shell....
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“Dissasociate” auto-mode for specific files (in ESS)

I'd like to keep ess as automatic major mode for R files and everything else, except for Julia, for which I want to use julia-mode alone. However, I cannot find out how to "unbind" the file ...
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Printing tibbles in iESS with many columns extremely slow

When I print large tibbles from R it takes a very long time and the iESS buffer runs extremely slowly thereafter (huge lag moving the cursor throughout the buffer or typing). The code below takes 5 ...
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Why can't I bind tab to multiple spaces? [duplicate]

I'm trying to bind tab to either a tab or multiple spaces in Latex/ESS-noweb mode but I can't get it to work. I tried (local-set-key (kbd "<tab>") 'self-insert-command) which didn't work, and ...
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How to get customizations added to `ess-mode-hook` to run in Aquamacs ESS

In Aquamacs 3.3, ESS 16.04, I can't get customizations added to ess-mode-hook to run. Here's a simple example. (defun my-ess-hook () (setq ess-default-style 'DEFAULT) (setq ess-indent-level 2)) (...
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Matching key-bindings between modes

I'm new to emacs, and I'm trying to set it up as my editor for both python and R. Elpy and Ess are both great, and I'm relying on them a lot. However, I'm used to the Ess key-bindings, and would like ...
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ess-mode library name auto-complete

I've been looking around for a solution to get company-mode to auto-complete R library names in ess-mode. The R libraries are stored in folders with the same name, wouldn't it be just the case of ...
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Tramp to HPC server node

I am new to Emacs and one thing I really like about it is the "tramp". I use R with ESS and usually "tramp" to my work computer from home. We also have an HPC server and I am wondering whether it is ...
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Pass variable from src block to org-edit-src-code

I have a table in org-mode that I want to pass into an R source block and then plot from it. When I write everything in org-mode and execute it, I get the results that I expect. However, when I enter ...
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How to set up company mode for ESS Julia

I have ESS installed and I do get company mode drop down menus, but there's nothing Julia specific. For example, I get completion options for functions or variables that I have defined elsewhere in ...
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How to get documentation link in ESS R?

In RStudio, the documentation pane display not just the help file but also links to other help files (see link to aov below). How to get the same in ESS R?
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Is there a way to evaluate from top of buffer to point?

While doing statistical work in ESS, I often want to evaluate everything from the top of buffer to point. This is to make sure that my analysis is reproducible (i.e. script can be run from top to ...
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ESS C-RET does not add a new line at the end of buffer

According to the doc, since ESS 12.09 ESS: ess-eval-*-and-step functions go to next empty line at eob, instead of staying at the last line. However, when I hit C-RET at the end, it still says on the ...
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Return System Notification When Long-running Comint Process Completes?

I often have long-running processes in comint shells (e.g. SQL or fitting statistical models, both usually via an R/ESS shell). While they're running I navigate away and do something in another ...
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export R code results in org-mode?

I want to execute R code blocks in org-mode and export the results to a PDF/html. Here is an example: Some text here... #+begin_src R :results output latex library(xtable) x <- rnorm(100) y <...
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How to increase C stack size for R in ESS?

I can not figure out how to change the C stack size for R in ESS. I can change it in terminal as follows: X:~$ ulimit -s 8192 X:~$ R --slave -e 'Cstack_info()["size"]' size 7969177 X:~$ ulimit -...
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Install ESS with use-package

I would like to install the emacs speaks statistics package from melpa. I found the following snipped (use-package ess :init (require 'ess-site)) on this side https://emacs.stackexchange.com/a/...
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ESS language modes with use-package

I've recenly started to convert my init.el to using use-package, and have so far not found any problems with that -- except that I can't get ESS to work for all languages. I have installed the ...
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ess R startup warning locale

I am using Emacs 25.1.1 with spacemacs. Everytime I run iESS, I get the warning about locale as, During startup - Warning messages: 1: Setting LC_CTYPE failed, using "C" 2: Setting LC_COLLATE failed,...
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Get company completion without evaluation in ess

Is it possible to do completion without evaluating the buffer in ess-mode/R-mode which uses company-R-objects and company-R-args as backends ? Backends like company-jedi can do completion without ...
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ESS indentation inside functions

Indentation for R inside functions seems to be broken for pipes and '+'s: f <- function(something){ mutate(something, l="aaaa") %>% select(l) %>% str_replace("a", "A")...