Re: [R] tkconfigure throws an error

From: Greg Snow <Greg.Snow_at_imail.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 15:10:11 -0600

The command argument in the tkconfigure call should be a function, you have the results of sourcing the file, probably not the correct thing.

Try something like:

tkconfigure(b1,command=function(...){source("./src/f.imm2.R")})

Hope this helps,

-- 
Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of stephen bond
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 2:45 PM
> To: r-help_at_r-project.org
> Subject: [R] tkconfigure throws an error
>
> Thanks everybody for looking at this. I am trying to assign a
> script to a button please help:
>
> ############
> library(tcltk)
> tt<- tktoplevel()
> tktitle(tt)<-"the title"
> heading<-tklabel(tt,text="Enter date as YYYY-MM-DD")
> l1<-tklabel(tt,text="Reporting date")
> b1=tkbutton(tt,text="Run")
> d.val<-tkentry(tt,width=12)
> tkgrid(heading,columnspan=2)
> tkgrid(l1,d.val)
> tkgrid(b1,columnspan=2)
> tkconfigure(b1,command=source("./src/f.imm2.R"))
> #########
> and get inconsistent errors:
> 1. Error in structure(.External("dotTclObjv", objv, PACKAGE =
> "tcltk"), class = "tclObj") :
> [tcl] invalid command name ".6.4". ## when the
> tkconfigure is entered from R buffer 2.
> tkconfigure(b1,command=source("./src/f.imm2.R"))
> Error in switch(storage.mode(x), character = .External
> ("RTcl_ObjFromCharVector", :
> cannot handle object of mode 'list' # when I run the
> full source buffer (stuff pasted above)
>
> the script just needs the date from the tcl window and
> everything else is conventional R code.
>
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