Re: [R] Potential minor GUI bug

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 17 Jun 2005 - 16:52:13 EST

Yes, it is a Windows bug: the frame is controlled by Windows and not by R.

On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> Liaw, Andy wrote:
>
>> Now I understand. I get the same thing in SDI mode (R-2.1.0 on WinXPPro).
>> No idea why...
>
> I guess this is a Windows bug, because I have seen it in other
> applications as well. Hence I don't think we should waste our time here ...
>
> Uwe Ligges
>
>
>
>>
>> Andy
>>
>>
>>> From: Francisco J. Zagmutt
>>>
>>> Dear Any
>>>
>>> Thanks for your response. Maybe I did not explain the
>>> behavior well. I am
>>> aware that the "Not Responding" is a windows default. What I
>>> was trying to
>>> explain is that once the process that generated the Not Responding is
>>> finished and I can use R for othe computations the "Not
>>> Responding" caption
>>> will remain in the task bar icon but not in the caption on
>>> the main Gui
>>> form. Please see the attached screen caption for an example.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Francisco
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> From: "Liaw, Andy" <andy_liaw@merck.com>
>>>> To: "'Francisco J. Zagmutt'"
>>>> <gerifalte28@hotmail.com>,R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>>> Subject: RE: [R] Potential minor GUI bug
>>>> Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 17:26:03 -0400
>>>>
>>>> I don't think that's a bug. Almost every Windows
>>>
>>> application can do that:
>>>
>>>> when it's busy with computation, you'll see the "not
>>>
>>> responding" message.
>>>
>>>> Andy
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> From: Francisco J. Zagmutt
>>>>>
>>>>> Is this an interface bug? Using RGUI for windows I run
>>>
>>> into a "Not
>>>
>>>>> Responding" process (I "smartly" coded an infinite loop,
>>>>> yaiks!), I hit esc
>>>>> and the interpreter was stopped and I recovered the console
>>>>> functionality
>>>>> but the caption on the R icon in my windows taskbar (the
>>>>> individual icon
>>>>> shown for every software currently running in the session)
>>>>> was not updated
>>>>> so the caption still reads "RGui (Not Responding)". This
>>>
>>> behavior is
>>>
>>>>> repeated everytime I run into a "Not responding" process.
>>>>> Off course if I
>>>>> end the session and open a new session the icon caption goes
>>>>> back to the
>>>>> normal "RGui".
>>>>>
>>>>> I am running R2.1.0 on Windows XP Pro V. 2002 SP2, Pentium M,
>>>>> 1.00 Gb Ram.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>
>>>>> Francisco
>>>>>
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