Re: problem with tcltk under Windows (was [Rd] RE: [R] one more Rcmdr problem)

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Thu 14 Oct 2004 - 04:19:42 EST

On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 13:30:49 -0400, "John Fox" <> wrote :

>Dear Adrian,
>As I suspected, this is not a problem specific to the Rcmdr but is
>rather a more general tcltk/Windows problem. The following works fine
>in R 1.9.1 (and before, I assume) but reliably crashes R 2.0.0
>(including the latest Windows patched version on CRAN) under Windows XP
>top <- tktoplevel()
>textwindow <- tktext(top, bg="white", height=10, width=40, wrap="none")
>Then, with the cursor in the text windows, press any Ctrl-key
>combination to crash Rgui.

I see this using the released 2.0.0, but not in today's r-patched. I don't think we've done anything that would fix this, so it may just be that the error is masked on my system.

I'll see if I can spot what's going on.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Thu Oct 14 04:47:21 2004

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