[R-SIG-Mac] windows that cannot be killed with R gui

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Fri Sep 15 06:56:04 CEST 2006


This might be an example of the dangling windows I mentioned yesterday.
Although I have never seen multiple windows popup at the same time.  
But if
left on the screen, I have seen multiple accumulate.

Can you see any of those windows in the window list. Can you select the
window (click in the window list) and then try to close it?

Do you remember when you first noticed these windows? Did you use
help or the workspace manager earlier and then closed them? Did they  
a bit later - in my case often when I use AppleScript to make R  
execute a

I know, lots of questions, sorry about that.

If so, version 3774 should fix several of these.


On Sep 14, 2006, at 8:02 PM, Denis Chabot wrote:

> Hi,
> Many weeks ago (months in fact) I reported that during sessions where
> I created many graphics windows, some of them eventually became
> "immortal": clicking the red button or doing command-W removes the
> windows from view they remain in the Windows menu.
> I am not producing many graphics these days, so I can't say if this
> is still happening. However I have right now a session open in which
> a help window, a help topics window and the workspace manager window
> are impossible to remove from the Windows'menu, even though I did a
> command-w on each of them.
> This is with version 3765 of the R gui.
> Denis
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