Programming Graphical User Interfaces in R

Programming Graphical User Interfaces in R

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Programming Graphical User Interfaces with R introduces each of the major R packages for GUI programming: RGtk2, qtbase, Tcl/Tk, and gWidgets. With examples woven through the text as well as stand-alone demonstrations of simple yet reasonably complete applications, the book features topics especially relevant to statisticians who aim to provide a practical interface to functionality implemented in R. The book offers: A how-to guide for developing GUIs within R The fundamentals for users with limited knowledge of programming within R and other languages GUI design for specific functions or as learning tools The accompanying package, ProgGUIinR, includes the complete code for all examples as well as functions for browsing the examples from the respective chapters. Accessible to seasoned, novice, and occasional R users, this book shows that for many purposes, adding a graphical interface to onea€™s work is not terribly sophisticated or time consuming.The window itself is added through the aquot;windowaquot; option. An example shows how to add a frame widget. Items and tags The tkcanvas.create function returns an item ID. ... to make a scrollable frame This example6 shows how to use a canvas widget to create a box container that scrolls when ... The basic idea is that a frame is added to the canvas equipped with scroll bars using the tkcanvas create windowanbsp;...

Title:Programming Graphical User Interfaces in R
Author:Michael Lawrence, John Verzani
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-06-08


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