[Rd] Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Michael Lawrence lawrence.michael at gene.com
Thu Jul 9 06:01:08 CEST 2015

On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:43 AM, vthokienj <vthokiesvt at vt.edu> wrote:
> I'd like to create a user interface for my R code and have only seen mostly
> older posts on the subject.
> I'm not looking for an IDE for development, but something that the end user
> of the software would use.
> So something that would involve displaying buttons, listboxes, and drop down
> menus to a user that will facilitate various actions.
> I doubt there is anything Visual Studio-like that provides a toolbox to drag
> and drop,

Actually, there are a couple of options. QtDesigner is such a tool,
and its output is compatible with the qtbase R package. There's also
Glade, which is compatible with RGtk2.

> but what would be the simplest way to approach designing an
> interface? The basic goal of my program is to have the user enter data which
> would be saved to a database. Then, through the interface, various buttons
> will draw various graphs on that data.
> Thanks in advance for any help on this.
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