[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk-sharp widget library released !

Olivier Le Thanh Duong olivier at lethanh.be
Sat May 31 19:23:58 EDT 2008

2008/6/1 Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org>:
>> Sound's exciting, I've never done a control like that.  Any winforms
>> calendar control that you've seen and like ?
> There are several commercial ones.  The only Open Source one I've seen
> was with "monocalendar"  which is unmaintained, and possibly incomplete.
> I originally based mine very roughly off their code.
> Commercials ones are <http://www.dbi-tech.com/dbiCalendar.asp> and here
> <http://www.devexpress.com/Products/NET/WinForms/XtraScheduler/>
>> I will add it for sure in my todo list for the 2.0 version of holly-widgets.
>> If you are an adept with Gtk# and would be willing to take a look at our use
>> of Gtk#'s ... calendar widget code and to offer us concrete suggestions to
>> make it better/faster we'd almost certainly be willing to send you
>> pizza/beverage-of-your-choice!
> I'm certainly not!  I've muddle through, on a good day.  But I'm
> certainly willing to co-operate with anyone on making a decent calendar.
> Basically I'm just trying to make something that displays n-number of
> days and unto which events can be placed.  The widget handles the
> packing for overlapping events (what I find to be the really hard part).
> Events can be dragged around and right-clicked for a context menu.
> Dragging is crude but it works.  The ability to set event color and
> possibly an icon would be nice.   Multi-day events currently work.   It
> might be better if each event was its own event box - not sure.
> This calendar is in its own DLL,  code is at
> <http://code.google.com/p/consonance/source/browse>  in the
> trunk/Gtk/Calendar folder.

Pimlico Dates [1] has a pretty good calendar widget in GTK, with
several level of view : date, week, year.  Unfortunately it's written
in C, but it might be easier to port it to GTK# or create a binding
than recreating a whole new widget.

Olivier Lê Thanh Duong.

[1] http://pimlico-project.org/dates.html

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