[R] Floating windows in TCLTK

David Middleton dmiddleton at fisheries.gov.fk
Wed Nov 14 11:37:00 CET 2001

Simon.Gatehouse at csiro.au wrote:

> I'm trying, without any success, to get a simple TCLTK window to remain
> floating on top of the RGui and RConsol windows when the later have focus.

> I'm running R in Windows 2000

I suspect that this is a windows issue rather than anything specific to
Tk/Tcl in R.  Under windows NT, and presumably win 2000, you can download a
utility from microsoft called TweakUI which allows you to change the
behaviour of windows.  If you choose to have the focus following the mouse,
and no raising of windows with the focus, you should get the behaviour you


Dr David A. J. Middleton, Stock Assessment Scientist
Fisheries Department, Falkland Islands Government
Stanley, Falkland Islands
Tel: +500 27260  Fax +500 27265  Email: dmiddleton at fisheries.gov.fk
Web: http://www.falklandislands.com/business/fisheries.htm

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