[Rd] Rgui bug in Windows: leftover download dialog (PR#7964)

murdoch@stats.uwo.ca murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Jun 23 18:58:35 CEST 2005

On 6/22/2005 4:15 PM, murdoch at stats.uwo.ca wrote:
> In Windows, if a download is interrupted (by switching to the console 
> window and hitting ESC), the download status dialog can be left 
> onscreen, with no apparent way to get rid of it (other than stopping and 
> restarting R).
> To duplicate:
> Run this:
> a <- available.packages()
> download.packages(a, 'c:/temp')
> Then, during a particularly long download, switch to the console window 
> and hit ESC.
> This affects R-devel, as well as 2.1.1.

Now fixed in R-devel and R-patched.  I also set it so the dialog retains 
its position if you move it out of the way; it was pretty irritating to 
have it pop up in the middle of the screen every time in a multiple file 

Duncan Murdoch

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