[R] Problem with loading tkrplot
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 19 07:05:22 CET 2007
As it happens I used TeachingDemos/tkrplot on Windows (R 2.4.1) with a
class example yesterday.
It looks to me as if the issue is in the R installation. Remember that Tcl
support is optional when R is installed, and can be influenced by
environment variables. So my first check would be that the tcltk demos
On Thu, 18 Jan 2007, jim holtman wrote:
> I asked the maintainer and he indicated that it might be a dll problem. Has
> anyone see this problem? I had installed the latest copy of tkrplot. I was
> trying to use teachingDemos when I first got the error.
> On 1/18/07, Luke Tierney <luke at stat.uiowa.edu> wrote:
>> Looks like tcl can't find the dll or something along those lines. As
>> this is windows you'll have to ask someone who uses that platform
>> to help figure out why.
>> On Thu, 18 Jan 2007, jim holtman wrote:
>>> I was trying to use the teachingDemos package and was getting an error
>>> trying to load tkrplot.
>>> I downloaded the latest copy and here is what I am getting on the
>>> You were mentioned as the maintainer on the manual page. Do you know
>>> this error might be occuring?
>>> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
>>> trying URL '
>>> Content type 'application/zip' length 24119 bytes
>>> opened URL
>>> downloaded 23Kb
>>> package 'tkrplot' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>>> The downloaded packages are in
>>> C:\Documents and Settings\Compaq_Administrator\Local
>>> updating HTML package descriptions
>>> Loading required package: tcltk
>>> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
>>> Error in structure(.External("dotTcl", ..., PACKAGE = "tcltk"), class =
>>> "tclObj") :
>>> [tcl] could not find interpreter "Rplot".
>>> Error in library(tkrplot) : .First.lib failed for 'tkrplot'
>>> R version 2.4.1 (2006-12-18)
>>> LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252;LC_CTYPE=English_United
>>> States.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
>>> attached base packages:
>>>  "tcltk" "stats" "utils"
>> "datasets" "graphics" "grDevices"
>>> "methods" "base"
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