[R] gnuclient.exe as pager ?
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 22 21:36:18 CEST 2002
You need to install gnuserv. You can get it from the windows/emacs/contrib
area on any GNU mirror, and there is more information in the NTemacs FAQ
(in windows/emacs/docs). You will need something like
(setq gnuserv-frame (selected-frame))
in _emacs or site-start.el.
Once that's done, you can from a command line use
and file foo popds up to view in a emacs frame.
If you use
foo popds up to be edited, and you need to release the file (^x # as I
So you want gnuclientw and not gnuclient as your pager.
On Tue, 22 Oct 2002, Jim Rogers wrote:
> I see there are some previous threads on gnuclient.exe, but I can't
> figure this out based on those...
> I recently started using ESS with Xemacs. I'm on Windows XP. On starting
> iESS, my editor gets set to 'gnuclient.exe'. I don't understand how this
> works, since there is no executable anywhere on my machine called
> "gnuclient.exe". But I have no complaints: I like the primitive
> spreadsheet that now gets invoked by edit.data.frame. Now, I would like
Objection! The R data editor is not primitive, and it is not a
> to be able to also use this gizmo as my pager (I would prefer to only
It is not a pager either. A pager displays a text file, a page at a time.
> call edit.data.frame when I really intend to do some editing). But
> setting options(pager = "gnuclient.exe") doesn't do the trick. I can't
> figure out what's going on, since page calls file.show, which calls
but R is Open Source and you can read the code ....
> So, can I use "gnuclient.exe" as my pager? How?
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