Re: GtkCanvas requirements?

On Sat, Apr 21, 2007 at 05:09:09PM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Hi,
> Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> >>         6. I want to make slightly interactive diagrams with a clearly
> >> distinctive style from regular gtk widgets, namely i want to draw math
> >> plots for later export into articles.  For this kind of content, users
> >> don't want their selection of gtk theme to interfere with final content,
> >> and the content should have white background and simple colors, none of
> >> these gradients and 3d look that widgets have.
> > 
> > This is what I have thought as the main use of a canvas widget. This
> > thread indicates that people seem to want a lot more than that though.
> > 
> Remember we might need multiple solutions to avoid cramming everything 
> anyone ever wanted to do into one thing.
>   - Document Editor. The "interactive math plot" or "implement inkscape" 
> type of use; "writing a document editor widget"

Well, there definitelly is a need for more layout-capable text-widget,
maybe the GtkTextView and the new canvas could possibly be merged


Petr Tomasek <>

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