[R] Qt interfaces to R/ Windows version as well as using PyQT

Ajay Ohri ohri2007 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 16:14:30 CET 2010

Is the project on creating R GUIs using QT interfaces still on?

Any plans of using PyQT


Ajay Ohri

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On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Kari Ruohonen <kari.ruohonen at utu.fi> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wonder if someone could help. I needed to transfer (copy) a workspace
> file that had been generated in linux (R 2.11) to windows running the
> same version of R 2.11 (but of course windows binary). Usually, there is
> no problem in doing this and all objects work as expected. I am often
> doing this to be able to produce wmf or emf graphic files that I need.
> This time I had some spectra that I have taken the first derivative of
> with the sav_gol function in the RTisean package. I know RTisean is just
> an interface to the Tisean executables.
> The trouble I am facing is that it seems that the location of the Tisean
> executables is somehow hard coded to the R workspace file. I assume this
> since when I try to rerun the sav_gol on the windows machine after
> copying the workspace file from linux and opening it in windows, RTisean
> tries to search the Tisean executables from the location that is valid
> for linux, not windows.
> RTisean help package says RTisean asks the location of the executables
> the first time a function is called and that this location is saved in
> user's home directory for future use. There is no specific information
> of how this works in windows where there is no obvious home directory.
> However, I have run R console on windows and it asked this location but
> I don't know where the information was stored. In linux it is
> in .RTiseanSettings file in user's home as explained.
> My questions are:
> 1) Is there a way I could break the link of the Tisean executables to
> the linux location so that when run in windows the executables in
> windows will be used?
> 2) Is the hard coding of the location of Tisean executables to the
> workspace image deliberate and necessary?
> Many thanks,
> Kari Ruohonen
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