rectangles, or cavases, or ... ?

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Mon Apr 20 23:59:41 CEST 2009

Alan G Isaac wrote:
> I need to display many (e.e., 2000) small squares whose colors are udpated
> each time a computation is complete.
> One approach is to put rectangles on a single canvas.
> Another approach is to put many canvases in a single frame.
> Another approach is to create an image each iteration,
> which is placed on a canvas.
> Other?
> Are there obvious considerations in the choice?
> (Right now I do not need to interact with the squares,
> but in the future I may need to.)

You should have said, but I'll guess you are using Tkinter.
I'd put the rectangles on a canvas, myself.

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

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