[Rd] win.metafile, devga, tkrplot in R 1.8.0

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Sep 12 09:58:10 MEST 2003

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> The win.metafile one is long-standing but has only recently been checked:
> it is now fixed (you were using a snapshot from the day the check was 
> reinstated).
> The other problem is due to a change to .find.packages, which has 
> a new function .filePathAsAbsolute that changes / in paths to \\.
> However, what R is passing to Tcl is a valid path, so looks like Tcl on 
> Windows is not accepting Windows paths, aargh.

Only in the same sense that R on Windows doesn't accept Windows paths:
Backslash is an escape character.

.Tcl(paste("load", file, "Rplot"))

I think tkcmd("load", file, "Rplot") might work better.

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