[Mono-list] using gdi+ with gtk#

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Mon, 31 May 2004 12:19:01 -0400


> Are there any plans to actually get this into a library? It seems pretty 
> handy to me (though I can't get your code to work, I simply get a blank 
> window).

Oh, you should get some rotating text and some graphics, what version
of Mono are you running?

We fixed a lot of issues in GDI+ and System.Drawing, you might want to
install Mono from:


This is not the final beta2, its just a staging area, but it should help.

Yes, we want to make it into a library, but we have to decide on the
right API (just a little tuning).  The routine I used above always does
a translation to the exposed area, which is useful, but might be

Also, it maps directly into the on-screen bitmap, maybe we should have
a routine to draw a Graphics into the exposed area.