[R] TCL/Tk weirdness with R-1.2.x under Win98
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jan 22 20:32:09 CET 2001
On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, peter denisevich wrote:
> With R1.2.1 and R1.2.0 (but not 1.1.x) under Win98 I have the following
> problem with the Tk demos
> ***IFF the Windows taskbar is set to "autohide" ***:
> >demo(tkdensity) [or any other Tk demo]
> Tk interactive window opens.
> Move mouse into Tk window and the window immediately minimizes onto the
> Windows taskbar .
> Move mouse to taskbar and click on Tk icon -- window pops back up.
> Move mouse into Tk window and window minimizes back onto taskbar.
> Repeat at infinitum...
> At this point, changing taskbar setting to not autohide generally allows me
> to close the Tk window, but (with demo(TkFAQ) I got a string of
> "expression nested too deep..." error msgs.)
> If the taskbar is not set to autohide at the start, everything seems OK.
> FWIW -- tcl83.dll and tk83.dll are both 8.3.2 dated 8/8/00 of sizes 605 kb
> and 907 kb, respectively, and worked OK under R-1.x. Graphics adapter is a
> Matrox G200/8 MB with current drivers.
> Have I missed something?
Only not to expect Windows ports (e.g. of Tcl/Tk) to behave sensibly with
unusual defaults, I guess.
> Dr. Peter Denisevich
> pdenis2 at home.com/pdenis at pangea.stanford.edu
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