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Hello everyone,
I am a beginner in Tcl/Tk language ,i have some questions:
1- how can i run a script by another solution than source?
2-is there a UNIX tcl/tk free download,i searched a lot with no hope?
3-what is the benefits of using wish than tcl?
4- what is the usage of tk when i use wish?

Respectfully,
Reham

RE: beginner

(OP)
Note: UNIX is solaris 10

RE: beginner

i'm a windows user, so im not sure it is the same but:

you can double click on any .tcl file to run it.
wish is a tcl console that lets you use tk
tk is a tcl design package...where u can create and manipulate windows, frames, buttons...etc

 

RE: beginner

If you mean you didn't find a Tcl/Tk distribution for Solaris, you may try tclkit: http://www.patthoyts.tk/tclkit/

Wish is an application for testing how Tcl works, you don't actually need it to write Tcl scripts.

RE: beginner

First of all, Wish is the Tk shell for Tcl so you do need it for any apps that use Tk (i.e., widgets, GUI,...)

*nix OS's require that the first line of any script be:
#!/usr/bin/tclsh
or
#!/usr/bin/wish

or whatever the correct path to the Tcl binaries may be.

Also the file permissions must include "execute" for the user trying to execute the file (Tcl script).  

>chmod 777 <file name>
will do it.

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