Re: [R] Is it possible to pass a Tcl/Tk component as argument to afunction

From: John Fox <jfox_at_mcmaster.ca>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 09:15:41 -0400


Dear Hao,

You might take a look at how the Rcmdr package is implemented with many reusable elements. There is, for example, an initializeDialog function.

I hope this helps,
 John



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Hao Liu
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 8:58 AM
> To: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] Is it possible to pass a Tcl/Tk component as
> argument to afunction
>
> hi! All:
>
> I wonder if someone has done this before...
>
> I am writing several functions that conduct statistical
> analysis using a GUI interface by Tcl/Tk, they share many
> identical GUI components. What I am trying to do now is to
> simplify the code by writing a GUI repository for all the
> components they use, thus save effort for code maintenance.
>
> Since they all use:
>
> mainFrame <- tkcanvas(top)
>
> --
>
> I wonder if I can write functions that take mainFrame as an
> argument, and call those functions from other place with
> initialized tkcanvas object. I did not see example like this
> and from my *limited* experience with tcltk, I found it
> always need something to be initialized before put to use,
> that makes me wonder if this idea will work... if it does
> not, any work arounds? like using Macro?
>
> Thanks
> Hao
>
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