[R] Interface between R and Perl

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Thu Sep 30 12:06:35 CEST 2004

I don't think RSPerl can do this  from within perl, but others would 
know better than I.  Have you considered using tcltk for R?  You could 
recreate the GUI there, if the GUI is that is the use of perl in your 


On Sep 30, 2004, at 4:39 AM, pbrouilly at gphy.campus.univ-poitiers.fr 

> Hi,
> I have made a GUI in PerlTk and I would use R within perl.
> I actually try to install RSPerl but I have some problems during the 
> compilation
> In order to call R from perl I use actually an other system based on 
> the OPEN
> command in perl.
> It works fine but when I tried to call the fonction plot() of R from 
> perl the
> plot do not appears and a file named plot.ps is generated.
> Unfortunalelly, my plot is dynamic (I also use the identify() command) 
> so I
> can't integrate this plot as an jpeg image for example.
> My question is :
> Is there a solution to call the plot() and identify() R commands from 
> perl in
> order to have a dynamic plot ??
> can RSPerl do this or not ??
> If it can I will spend more time to install it.... but it looks hard
> Thank you very much and excuse me for my english :-)
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