[R] Me again, about the horrible documentation of tcltk

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Jul 6 12:33:52 CEST 2007

On 06/07/2007 3:51 AM, Mike Meredith wrote:
> I think it would help if the tcl/tk manuals were added to the RGui Help
> menu. Why google when they are on your hard drive already?

I'd say they are too specialized for that.  There are dozens of topics 
that are as important as this, but a GUI menu with more than a few 
entries is just unwieldy.

We do have a text reference to the help files in the ?tcltk topic.

Duncan Murdoch

> Cheers,  Mike
> Mike Prager wrote:
>> "Alberto Monteiro" <albmont at centroin.com.br> wrote:
>>> How on Earth can I know what are the arguments of any of the functions of 
>>> the tcl/tk package? [...]
>> My impression is that you as supposed to look in tck/tk manuals.
>> For example, Googling on
>> tk tck getopenfile
>> pointed to this Web page:
>> http://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/TkCmd/getOpenFile.htm
>> Hope that helps.
>> -- 
>> Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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