[Gtk-sharp-list] some enlightenment
Tue, 09 Nov 2004 19:40:48 +0000
Take a look at Gnome Canvas. I've played with it a bit and I think it
might provide the functionality you are looking for.
I can't give you further advice because I don't have much experience
Hope this helps.
>From: Paulo Pires <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] some enlightenment
>Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2004 19:16:45 +0000
>Well, it's an approach, and that's what I'm looking for.
>My perspective is something like Visio. The road map is an image, the
>background of a "canvas" or a "grid", which I'll call map from now. Then
>I would have a toolbar with my buttons, each one representing some
>object. When drag n' dropped into that map, it would instantiate the
>connected object and store the coordinates in the map, and the variables
>I which to save.
>I'm splitting the problem in two: the app and the app gui! I'm
>developing the app "forgetting" the gui, but then I'll have to link the
>gui to the core, so there is the needed interaction.
>I'm trying to get as much different ideas as I can, so I can decide
>better which way to take. But my main issue is what GTK# widgets to use
>to get this going.
>Many thanks for your tip
>Ter, 2004-11-09 às 12:54 -0500, Orlando Karam escreveu:
> > I think a simpler approach might work, but I may be wrong (happens all
> > the time :).
> > The traffic lights, etc can (on screen) probably be simple widgets, like
> > buttons (they can have images). You create them, and can move them etc.
> > You may want to keep a list or something with all of them too.
> > I'm not sure if you're getting the map as an already drawn figure, or as
> > one you draw. If it's already drawn, then displaying it is simple (again
> > a button or something). If you have to draw it, you may use DrawingArea,
> > or just a bunch of widgets again.
> > How are you representing your map ? is there a grid ? if so, then you
> > can just use a widget per cell, and change the image depending on what
> > the widget is.
> > Would something like this work ? is this too simple ?
> > On Tue, 2004-11-09 at 06:40, Paulo Pires wrote:
> > > Hi fellows!
> > >
> > > I am developing a Traffic Control Management System, which 1st
> > > main goal is to be a design platform where I can drop a road map and
> > > then insert/delete/move traffic-lights and other
> > > (like speed-measurers) in image format. Each control (image) can be
> > > selected and deleted/moved at anytime and I must know which control is
> > > selected, since each one of them will have different configurations
> > > (such as timing, state, etc). After everything is configured, there
> > > should be a "simulator", which, following the configurations for the
> > > several controls, will demonstrate the "real" project behavior.
> > >
> > > The question here is that I'm willing to deploy it in GTK#, and I've
> > > never worked, at this level, with GTK (or other GUI besides VB :$).
> > > following GTK# since September but I feel like it's not enough for my
> > > task.
> > >
> > > I've got Edd & Niel's book "Mono - A Developer's Notebook" and I think
> > > that my solution is probably around DrawingArea but I have serious
> > > issues, like i don't want to renderize my work into one single image.
> > > want to work images (controls) independantly.
> > >
> > > I would really appreciate some enlightenment about which is the best
> > > approach, for you guys, to get this going.
> > >
> > > I really don't want to get back to VB to get this project on
> > > schedule :(.
> > >
> > >
> > > So many thanks in advance,
> > > Paulo Pires
> > >
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