tcltk (version 3.5.2)

TkWidgets: Tk widgets

Description

Create Tk widgets and associated R objects.

Usage

tkwidget(parent, type, ...)

tkbutton(parent, ...) tkcanvas(parent, ...) tkcheckbutton(parent, ...) tkentry(parent, ...) ttkentry(parent, ...) tkframe(parent, ...) tklabel(parent, ...) tklistbox(parent, ...) tkmenu(parent, ...) tkmenubutton(parent, ...) tkmessage(parent, ...) tkradiobutton(parent, ...) tkscale(parent, ...) tkscrollbar(parent, ...) tktext(parent, ...) tktoplevel(parent = .TkRoot, ...)

ttkbutton(parent, ...) ttkcheckbutton(parent, ...) ttkcombobox(parent, ...) ttkframe(parent, ...) ttklabel(parent, ...) ttklabelframe(parent, ...) ttkmenubutton(parent, ...) ttknotebook(parent, ...) ttkpanedwindow(parent, ...) ttkprogressbar(parent, ...) ttkradiobutton(parent, ...) ttkscale(parent, ...) ttkscrollbar(parent, ...) ttkseparator(parent, ...) ttksizegrip(parent, ...) ttkspinbox(parent, ...) ttktreeview(parent, ...)

Arguments

parent

Parent of widget window.

type

string describing the type of widget desired.

handled via .Tcl.args.

Details

These functions create Tk widgets. tkwidget creates a widget of a given type, the others simply call tkwidget with the respective type argument.

The functions starting ttk are for the themed widget set for Tk 8.5 or later. A tutorial can be found at http://www.tkdocs.com.

It is not possible to describe the widgets and their arguments in full. Please refer to the Tcl/Tk documentation.

See Also

TclInterface, TkCommands, TkWidgetcmds

Examples

# NOT RUN {
## These cannot be run by examples() but should be OK when pasted
## into an interactive R session with the tcltk package loaded

tt <- tktoplevel()
label.widget <- tklabel(tt, text = "Hello, World!")
button.widget <- tkbutton(tt, text = "Push",
                          command = function()cat("OW!\n"))
tkpack(label.widget, button.widget) # geometry manager
                                    # see Tk-commands

## Push the button and then...

tkdestroy(tt)

## test for themed widgets
if(as.character(tcl("info", "tclversion")) >= "8.5") {
  # make use of themed widgets
  # list themes
  as.character(tcl("ttk::style", "theme", "names"))
  # select a theme -- here pre-XP windows
  tcl("ttk::style", "theme", "use", "winnative")
} else {
  # use Tk 8.0 widgets
}
# }