Re: [R] tcl/tk bind destroy event

From: Franco Mendolia <>
Date: Thu 03 Aug 2006 - 22:25:03 EST

> I don't think that is it. As I read it, Tk catches the Destroy event
> alright, but the problem is that it is too late: the window
> destruction is already in motion at the time and there's no way to
> "undestroy" it from within binding. I think you need to create a "wm
> protocol" handler for WM_DELETE_WINDOW. As in
> x <- tktoplevel()
> tcl("wm", "protocol", x, "WM_DELETE_WINDOW", quote(cat("I'm staying!\n")))
> --- now try to destroy the window using window controls ---
> tcl("wm", "protocol", x, "WM_DELETE_WINDOW", "")
> --- things should be back to normal now ---

Yeah! That's it! Thanks! mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Thu Aug 03 22:33:45 2006

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