Dialog Boxes under Windows
Put up a Windows dialog box to communicate with the user. There are various types, either for the user to select from a set of buttons or to edit a string.
winDialog(type = c("ok", "okcancel", "yesno", "yesnocancel"), message)
- character. The type of dialog box. It will have the buttons implied by its name.
- character. The information field of the dialog box. Limited to 255 chars (by Windows, checked by R).
- character. The default string.
winDialog a character string giving the name of the button
pressed (in capitals) or
NULL (invisibly) if the user had no
winDialogString a string giving the contents of the text
Ok was pressed, or
Cancel was pressed.
The standard keyboard accelerators work with these dialog boxes:
Return accepts the default action,
Esc cancels and the underlined initial letter (
N) can be used. These functions are only available on Windows.
## Not run: winDialog("yesno", "Is it OK to delete file blah")