GUI wrapper for pygtk, pyqt and wxpython

Stelios Xanthakis sxanth at ceid.upatras.gr
Sat Oct 9 04:13:13 CEST 2004


Dan Perl wrote:

> It sounds like a great idea.  I assume that this is a wrapper around the 
> objects that are common in all of those GUI libraries.  Can you post a list 
> of the objects that you support in Twilight?  It can be just the list from 
> Twilight (with short descriptions), without the equivalents in all the 3 
> libraries.
> 

I should really post some online docs.
However there is still a lot that can be done. For now we have
  button, checkbutton, label, radiobutton, togglebutton, textentry
  editor/viewer, list, tree, popup, dialog, tabs/MDI, openFile, saveFile
  image viewer.

> I have to point out though that there seems to be a bug from what is shown 
> in the screenshot.  The titles of the windows don't match the radio buttons 
> on the right side.  Or just clicking one of those buttons doesn't trigger 
> the change and you have to click also on 'Run it!'?
> 

Yes. For example the first window is opened in pygtk. From it I rerun 
its code in wx by selecting 'wx' and clicking "Run it!". From the wx I 
select pyqt and that results in the qt window. However the library is 
not meant to use all 3 toolkits at the same time! There are problems. 
QApplication usually freezes the other exec_loops.  So the screenshot
is actually fake. Because of the qt window (which was opened last) the
other two don't respond!


Stelios




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