Re: [R] bringToBottom? and tcltk document

From: wu sz <r.shengzhe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 06 Jul 2005 - 05:17:27 EST

Thanks for your quick reply!

the "opposite" I mean is to take a window to the bottom of the window stack and stay at the bottom. This should be the reverse action of bringToTop().

shengzhe

2005/7/5, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca>:
> On 7/5/2005 12:12 PM, wu sz wrote:
> > Thanks for the answer from Uwe Ligges and Duncan Murdoch !
> >
> > if any function could do the opposite action of bringToTop()?
>
> What is the opposite? There isn't such a thing defined in the Windows
> API. If you want to do anything in the API, then just grab the handle,
> and try it.
>
> > Are there any introductory and detailed "tcltk" documents or help
> > files or books for using this package in R ?
>
> The tcltk documentation is (in Windows) available in R_HOME/Tcl/doc. If
> you want something like a tutorial, you'll need to look on the web or in
> a library or bookstore.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
> >
> > shengzhe
> >
> > 2005/7/5, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca>:
> >> Uwe Ligges wrote:
> >> > wu sz wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>Hello,
> >> >>
> >> >>I use "select.list" to obtain a window of select items, but how can I
> >> >>set the position and size of this window?
> >> >>
> >> >>Are there any functions which are used to maximize and minimize the
> >> >>window of R Console?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > You cannot fo windows from select.list and R console, AFAIK, but you can
> >> > do for windows() devices using windows() and brintToTop(), for example.
> >>
> >> That's a typo: it's bringToTop(). Another function which could be used
> >> to do this is getWindowsHandle, along with C level programming to the
> >> Windows API. I haven't looked into this, so it's possible the UI
> >> library we use will get confused, but it should be possible to send
> >> Windows messages to those handles.
> >>
> >> We do have longstanding bugs with the maximized/minimized status being
> >> overridden by various reset commands. I tracked down some of these
> >> once, but didn't get all of them (and did introduce some new bugs). I
> >> don't have the energy to fix the rest.
> >>
> >> Duncan Murdoch
> >>
>
>



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