[R] loading packages - mac user

From: Cormac Lawler <cormaggio_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 19 Oct 2005 - 04:46:19 EST


Hi,
I'm using a Mac, I've downloaded R (base), and I'm trying to download the package R Commander. I thought I had already done this (both from the web and from within R) but it doesn't seem to be working - it's not there as a "search()" reveals. However, there are plenty of files on my system linked with Rcmdr - located in HD>Library>Frameworks>R.framework>Versions>2.1.1>Resources>Library>Rcmdr. Is it simply in the wrong location to use it? The other possibility is that I keep getting a tcltk error whenever I try to load up the package from the Package Manager from within R - and when I try to upload the tcltk package, this also gives the same error [1]. I also get a "Couldn't launch application" error whenever I try to launch the X11.app.

This is probably so basic it's staring me in the eyes, but I need your help please. I'd be happy to give any extra info you need.

Thanks
Cormac

[1] Loading required package: tcltk
Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :

        unable to load shared library
'/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library/tcltk/libs/tcltk.so':   dlcompat: dyld: /Applications/R.app/Contents/MacOS/R can't open library: /usr/local/lib/libtk8.4.dylib (No such file or directory, errno = 2)
In addition: Warning messages:
1: cannot create HTML package index in: make.packages.html() 2: cannot create HTML package index in: make.packages.html() Error: .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'tcltk' Error: package 'tcltk' could not be loaded



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