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Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk, Fourth Edition by Brent Welch, Ken Jones

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Chapter 2. Getting Started

This chapter explains how to run Tcl and Tk on different operating system platforms: UNIX, Windows, and Macintosh. Tcl commands discussed are: source, console and info.

This chapter explains how to run Tcl scripts on different computer systems. While you can write Tcl scripts that are portable among UNIX, Windows, and Macintosh, the details about getting started are different for each system. If you are looking for a current version of Tcl/Tk, use the CD-ROM or check the URLs listed in the Preface on page liv.

The main Tcl/Tk program is wish. Wish stands for windowing shell, and with it you can create graphical applications that run on all these platforms. The name of the program is a little different on each of the UNIX, ...

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