Using Tcl and Tk from Your C Programs

In the December issue, we introduced X Window System programming with Tcl and Tk, showing you how to write wish scripts for simple X-based applications. This month, we'll show you how to use Tcl and Tk from your C programs.


Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

need help

Raju's picture

I need help to run a program like the following requirements:

1: There is a tk file which has a button called "RUN"
2: When i click that button my (e.g ex.c ) c file will compile and show the out put on terminal or open the result in a form of file

I had redhat linux and i working on active tcl

Re: Using Tcl and Tk from Your C Programs

Anonymous's picture

Hello there,

Do you have any other examples? Please e-mail me at


Peter Threreu


Alok's picture


I am in dire need of such cases. Could you please share ?

Thanks & regards,
Alok Sharma

White Paper
Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI

Linux has become a key foundation for supporting today's rapidly growing IT environments. Linux is being used to deploy business applications and databases, trading on its reputation as a low-cost operating environment. For many IT organizations, Linux is a mainstay for deploying Web servers and has evolved from handling basic file, print, and utility workloads to running mission-critical applications and databases, physically, virtually, and in the cloud. As Linux grows in importance in terms of value to the business, managing Linux environments to high standards of service quality — availability, security, and performance — becomes an essential requirement for business success.

Learn More

Sponsored by Red Hat

White Paper
Private PaaS for the Agile Enterprise

If you already use virtualized infrastructure, you are well on your way to leveraging the power of the cloud. Virtualization offers the promise of limitless resources, but how do you manage that scalability when your DevOps team doesn’t scale? In today’s hypercompetitive markets, fast results can make a difference between leading the pack vs. obsolescence. Organizations need more benefits from cloud computing than just raw resources. They need agility, flexibility, convenience, ROI, and control.

Stackato private Platform-as-a-Service technology from ActiveState extends your private cloud infrastructure by creating a private PaaS to provide on-demand availability, flexibility, control, and ultimately, faster time-to-market for your enterprise.

Learn More

Sponsored by ActiveState