best GUI library for vector drawing program

kyosohma at kyosohma at
Fri Aug 17 16:12:15 CEST 2007

On Aug 17, 8:27 am, chewie54 <dfabrizi... at> wrote:
> Hello,
> What would be the best cross-platform GUI library to use for a vector
> based CAD program ( something like Visio on Windows )   WxWidgets,
> Tk,   PyQt,  Java Swing,  Java SWT,????   I need the capibility to
> draw and edit in a window that looks like a page of paper so WYSIWYG
> is very important,  and I need to save the drawings in vector based
> file formats like PS, EPS,  SVG, as well as image formats like jpg,
> png, and gif.  Also, the images need to be high resolution so that
> they can be pasted into various other programs in Windows OS,  and
> Linux OS,  and the Mac OS.
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan

I think wxPython in conjunction with PIL and/or matplotlib could work.
I'm pretty sure the people on the wxPython user's list have done
vector graphics using those other libraries.


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