[R] tkclipboard.append(...) and TCL_LIBRARY not set

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 22 09:21:54 CET 2002

On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, graham lawrence wrote:

> Searching for a function that will copy the value of an R object to the
> windows clipboard led me to "tkclipboard.append(...)".
> Will this function do what I seek? Or if not, does anyone know of such an R
> function?

This doesn't make sense to me.  An R object is not something the clipboard
can understand.  What exactly do you want to copy to the clipboard? The
contents of a character vector, perhaps?

> If tkclipboard.append(...) is what I need, please explain how I can set
> TCL_LIBRARY.  With R 1.6 on W98 I got the following R dialog.  (If it is
> relevant, the DESCRIPTION file does contain a Built line).

Try the README or the rw-FAQ!


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