Re: GTK+ canvas?

On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 21:43 -0500, Yevgen Muntyan wrote:
> Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> >Yevgen Muntyan <muntyan tamu edu> writes:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Much more people would make use of simple things like "draw a
> >>rectangle and drag it around" if it wasn't so hard.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >But applications generally need to do much more than draw a rectangle
> >and drag it around. If dragging rectangles around was really all there
> >was to it, then yes, fixing GnomeCanvas and putting it GTK+ would be
> >mostly fine.
> >  
> >
> Well, "draw a rectangle" was a bit simplistic, indeed. Right now
> I can think of games like chess (if it's not as static as chess, you want
> some special lib anyway), or some custom tooltip-like things, where
> you want to be able to add some nifty pictures onto the layout without
> extra pain, or for stuff like widgets in system monitor - two rectangles
> where you draw some stuff independently, or diagrams which do
> not require great deal of interactivity (the system monitor thing
> belongs to this category).

And don't forget the Eclipse GEF API [],
which is pretty widly used for various graphical editors in Eclipse. Its
basic feature is that it lets you draw boxes and drag them around. 

> Best regards,
> Yevgen

Michael R. Head <burner suppressingfire org>

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