Re: [Rd] select.list() not on front of other windows

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 08:35:38 +0100 (BST)

That's a known problem with Windows: I think such widgets are not intended to be used in non-GUI applications. I've committed a workaround that seems to alleviate it.

On Sun, 13 May 2007, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

> When calling
>
> select.list(letters[1:3])
>
> in a fresh R session (R v2.4.1, v2.5.0, v2.6.0 devel) on WinXP using
> *Rterm*, the dialog does *not* come up on front of other windows the
> first time you call it. Under Rgui it works just fine.
>
> If you do:
>
> 1) select.list(letters[1:3])
> 2) bring the window to front manually
> 3) select an option and press OK
> 4) select.list(letters[1:3])
>
> it the (second) dialog comes up in front of all other windows.
>
> /Henrik
>
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