[ESS] ESS, install.packages() in R, and Windows

Henric Nilsson henric.nilsson at statisticon.se
Mon Dec 19 14:40:11 CET 2005

On Må, 2005-12-19, 14:21, Stephen Eglen skrev:
>  > I realize now that it was unclear.
>  >
>  > There's no problems when plotting. The windows that are troublesome are
>  > those that are spawned by, say, `install.packages()'.
>  >
>  > Actually, just executing a library(tcltk) "solves" the problem.
> If you are using R without ESS, do you also need to load the tcltk
> package before things like install.packages() work?

No. It works without loading tcltk, or any other work-around for that
matter, in both the terminal (rterm.exe) and GUI (rgui.exe) versions of R
for Windows.


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