Re: [R] Interactive plot

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 08:34:16 -0400

On 7/24/2008 8:24 AM, Megh Dal wrote:
> Thanks for this. Can you please explain me what are those MDI and SDI and the diff in laymans language?

Not really. Just try them both, the differences are obvious.

Duncan Murdoch

>
>
> --- On Thu, 7/24/08, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
>
>> From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
>> Subject: Re: [R] Interactive plot
>> To: megh700004_at_yahoo.com
>> Cc: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
>> Date: Thursday, July 24, 2008, 5:42 PM
>> On 7/24/2008 7:34 AM, Megh Dal wrote:
>> > I have created following interactive plot :
>> >
>> > library(TeachingDemos)
>> > plott = function(x)
>> > {
>> > return(hist(rnorm(as.integer(1000, 10, x)),
>> xlab=NA))
>> > }
>> > tkexamp(plott,
>> list(x=list('slider',from=1,to=40, resolution=0.1,
>> init=2)), plotloc='top')
>> >
>> > Here everything works fine, but the problaem is
>> whenever I try to drag the slider the entire plot window
>> goind behind the screen. Can anyone please tell me what
>> should I do?
>>
>>
>> It sounds as though you are using Windows, and running R in
>> MDI mode.
>> tcltk doesn't work very well in this mode. You really
>> need to shrink
>> the MDI frame and move the tcltk window outside of it, or
>> run in SDI
>> mode, where all windows are more or less equal.
>>
>> You can select SDI mode by putting --sdi on the command
>> line, or from
>> the Edit|GUI preferences dialog.
>>
>> Duncan Murdoch
>
>
>



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