Re: [R] Where is the tcltk package?

From: Erik Iverson <eriki_at_ccbr.umn.edu>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 19:40:28 -0500

On 04/07/2011 07:32 PM, Rolf Turner wrote:
> On 08/04/11 12:22, Erik Iverson wrote:
>> Rolf,
>>
>> What does
>>
>> > capabilities("tcltk")
>>
>> return?
>
> FALSE
I believe R needs to be compiled with tcltk support for the package to work. Do you compile your own version or use a package manager (e.g., on Ubuntu)? If you have TCL/TK installed in a "standard" location, all should be well I think.

See:

http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-admin.html#Tcl_002fTk

On my Ubuntu machine, I have both the "tcl" and the "tk" packages installed through Synaptic (the package manager).

HTH,
Erik

>
> cheers,
>
> Rolf Turner



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