[R] Building tkentry dynamicly

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Tue Mar 7 14:50:50 CET 2006

On 3/7/06 8:29, "John Fox" <jfox at mcmaster.ca> wrote:

> Dear Alexandre,
> It is possible to do what you want. Take a look, for example, at the dialog
> box produced by "Statistics -> Contingency tables -> Enter and analyze
> two-way table" in the Rcmdr package. That dialog box is able to modify
> itself and to keep variables for an arbitrary number of tkentry() boxes. It
> does this by constructing names for the variables as text strings, and then
> using assign() and eval() to set and retrieve values. (Perhaps there's a
> more elegant way to do this.) The code for the function enterTable(), which
> constructs this dialog, is in the file statistics-tables-menu.R in the Rcmdr
> source package.

I haven't used tcltk enough to comment in any major way, but I will ask a
question.  Couldn't these variables be maintained as a list?


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