[R] GUI Input Forms

Mark Myatt mark at myatt.demon.co.uk
Sat Jun 1 14:24:19 CEST 2002

ggrothendieck at yifan.net Writes:

>I have some additional thoughts.  I have been playing with 
>tcl/tk recently and also noticed that R supports tk via the 
>tcltk library.
>I wonder if it would make sense to integrate EpiData with
>tcl/tk?  If EpiData could generate tcl/tk and/or R/tk output this
>would give integration with popular GUIs: MS-Windows and 
>X-Windows and be of interest to the large base of tcl/tk and/or R 
>users.  It alternately might be possible to develop a widget based
>on the EpiData user interface that could be of interest to
>tcl/tk and R/tk users.  Since tcl/tk programs and R/tk programs
>are just text files this is consistent with the text processing nature 
>of EpiData.

I have suggested that EpiData adopt tcl/tk (or python/tk) as a scripting
language and these things are being considered. If you have nay ideas on
how EpiData might be improved or made more useful then please put them
through the 'official' channels on the EpiData website:


Best wishes,


Mark Myatt

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