[R] window "placement"

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 23 07:20:45 CEST 2002

On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Erich Neuwirth wrote:

> Using Thomas Baier's DCOM server I can do the following (in Windows 2000):
> I create a slider in Excel, and the sliders On_Change event triggers a
> call to R.
> This call redraws an R graph, and so I have animated R graphics controlled
> by Excel's slider.
> The problem is that Excel needs focus so i can grab the slider, and
> therefore it partially covers
> R's graph window.
> Is there a way to keep the R graph window (created by way of the DCOM
> server)
> on top of Excel (or even on top of everything else)
> even when it does not have focus?


The problem is in Excel, though: focus and raising should be separate.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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