[R] bitmap images in tcltk
Roger.Bivand at nhh.no
Tue May 6 20:44:56 CEST 2003
On Tue, 6 May 2003, John Fox wrote:
> Dear R-help list members,
> I'm writing a package using tcltk. Thanks to Peter Dalgaard's excellent
> work on the tcltk package, almost everything has gone very smoothly. I'm
> stymied, however, by the following problem:
> I want to incorporate a bitmap image, stored as an xbm file, in a widget.
> To take a simple example,
> top <- tktoplevel()
> tkgrid(tklabel(top, bitmap="@file.xbm", fg="red"))
> will work as long as file.xbm is in the current directory; alternatively, I
> could specify the path to this file. The problem is that I can't figure out
> a reliable way of predicting (or discovering) where the bitmap file will
> reside when my package is installed.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
system.file(<file path relative to package root>, package="package")
should do it.
> John Fox
> Department of Sociology
> McMaster University
> Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
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