Quick GUI Questions - Seeking Advice

news.optonline.net aaron at metrony.com
Wed Oct 10 22:54:56 CEST 2001

Take a look at http://www.openrpg.com/

It is a TCP chat/meeting/whiteboard application for Role playing games.
It is written in Python and wxWindows.

There is a map module that lets users click the mouse and move icons around, this movement is sync'd across all the clients


"J. Kenney" <kenney at netacc.net> wrote in message news:9742a725.0110100741.6d7f625 at posting.google.com...
> I have a really quick concern, that is which gui toolkit, (wxPython,
> TK, etc) to do some simple graphics works.  I have been programming in
> python for many years but have never really gotton into graphics
> (other than with the web).
> All I need to do is, create a windows program where the screen has 3
> parts,
> the first is a large window where I can move the mouse over the window
> knowing where it is at, track mouse clicks, and draw.  while the other
> two are just for data entry/output.
> I just dont know how to create a window that I can draw in and take
> mouseclick/position information.  Somewhat like a paint program, but I
> want to have the program ask questions in the other windows after a
> mouseclick, and I really dont plan on having the user be able to draw
> anything.
> Any suggestions, pointers, or locations of software would be very
> helpful.
> Thanks in advance,
> J. Kenney
> I possible please reply to kenney at netacc.net as well as the newsgroup.

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