[R] bringToBottom? and tcltk document

wu sz r.shengzhe at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 18:12:50 CEST 2005

Thanks for the answer from Uwe Ligges and Duncan Murdoch !

if any function could do the opposite action of bringToTop()?

Are there any introductory and detailed "tcltk" documents or help
files or books for using this package in R ?


2005/7/5, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca>:
> Uwe Ligges wrote:
> > wu sz wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Hello,
> >>
> >>I use "select.list" to obtain a window of select items, but how can I
> >>set the position and size of this window?
> >>
> >>Are there any functions which are used to maximize and minimize the
> >>window of R Console?
> >
> >
> > You cannot fo windows from select.list and R console, AFAIK, but you can
> > do for windows() devices using windows() and brintToTop(), for example.
> That's a typo:  it's bringToTop().  Another function which could be used
> to do this is getWindowsHandle, along with C level programming to the
> Windows API.  I haven't looked into this, so it's possible the UI
> library we use will get confused, but it should be possible to send
> Windows messages to those handles.
> We do have longstanding bugs with the maximized/minimized status being
> overridden by various reset commands.  I tracked down some of these
> once, but didn't get all of them (and did introduce some new bugs).  I
> don't have the energy to fix the rest.
> Duncan Murdoch

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