[R] [ESS] M-x R gives no choice of starting dir

Paul Johnson pauljohn32 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 16:56:17 CET 2017

If Emacs is not asking for starting directory, it is very likely your
init file has this somewhere:

(setq ess-ask-for-ess-directory nil)

On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 3:23 PM, Enrico Schumann <es at enricoschumann.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2017, Christian writes:
>> Hi,
>> I experienced a sudden change in the behavior of M-x R in not giving
>> me the choice where to start R. May be that I botched my
>> preferences. I am using Aquamacs 3.3 on MacOS 10.12.6
>> Christian
> I suppose you are using ESS? There is a variable called
> 'ess-ask-for-ess-directory', which controls whether
> M-x R prompts for a directory. Perhaps you have set
> this to nil?
> I also Cc the ESS-help mailing list and suggest that
> follow-up be sent there.
> Kind regards
>      Enrico
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> Enrico Schumann
> Lucerne, Switzerland
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