{utils}R Documentation

Trigger Event Handling


R front ends like the Windows GUI handle key presses and mouse clicks through “events” generated by the OS. These are processed automatically by R at intervals during computations, but in some cases it may be desirable to trigger immediate event handling. The function does that.



This is a simple wrapper for the C API function R_ProcessEvents. As such, it is possible that it will not return if the user has signalled to interrupt the calculation.


NULL is returned invisibly.


Duncan Murdoch

See Also

See ‘Writing R Extensions’ and the ‘R for Windows FAQ’ for more discussion of the R_ProcessEvents function.

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