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Re: Interactive data plotting application

Hi Jozef,

Such a widget already exists in GOffice (it provides the charting
capability to gnumeric). It might miss some features you need but is
easily extensible.

Best regards,

Le dimanche 10 janvier 2016 à 13:05 +0100, Jozef V.Molnár a écrit :
> Dear subscribers,
> I need to develop a GTK3 widget for data plotting, drawing and
> analysis
> purposes.
> I need the following features (many are standard requirements):
> - have a grid sensitive to mouse (to invoke a configuring menu)
> - add/remove plots
> - plots sensitive to mouse (display the data coordinates)
> - more than cursors (to perform measurements)
> - cursors capable of find edges of data plots
> - scrolling
> My idea was to use GtkLayout but I am open to any better advice.
> I have made a simple demo with GtkDrawingArea (I can send it per
> request) where I can draw with Cairo but cannot receive events. If I
> change the parent from GtkDrawingArea to GtkLayout, I can receive
> events
> but the draw function will not be called.
> I am new to GTK and need a suggestion on how to organize my objects:
> - plotting area
> - cursors
> - grid
> - plots
> all should be sensitive to mouse clicks to invoke configuration, move
> up/down (plots), do measurements, display coordinates etc.
> I searched the internet a lot but did not find many examples. I tried
> GoatPlot as base...
> I also would like to add this widget to a VBox and if I zoom in the X
> axis, all widgets should zoom in the X axis (but not the Y axis).
> Finally I would like to be able to print/export the contents etc...
> I know this is time consuming (at least for me) but I would
> appreciate
> any help.
> Thank you in advance and best regards
> Jozef Molnar
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