Just drawing lines and plotting points?
Alf P. Steinbach
alfps at start.no
Wed Jan 27 15:05:40 CET 2010
> On Jan 26, 10:52 pm, "Alf P. Steinbach" <al... at start.no> wrote:
>> * rantingrick:
>>> On Jan 26, 9:38 pm, Terry Reedy <tjre... at udel.edu> wrote:
>>>> On 1/26/2010 7:54 PM, Chris Rebert wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Someone Something<fordhai... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> I need a python library that makes drawing lines and plotting points (these
>>>>>> two things are the only things I need to do) easy. Or, how can I do
>>>>>> something like this with pygame? Basically, what I want to do is make
>>>>>> graphs. In pygame, since the coordinate system switches the x's and the y's
>>>>>> I would have to switch them again when I plot my points so my graphs look
>>>>>> okay. I hope this was enough info for me to get a good answer.
>>>>> matplotlib, perhaps?:http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/
>>>> or dislin?
>>> it doesn't get any easier than the tkCanvas widget...
>>> import Tkinter as tk
>>> #import tkinter as tk #python3.0+
>>> app = tk.Tk()
>>> canvas = tk.Canvas(app)
>>> canvas.create_line(sx,sy, ex,ey)
>> He he, it's even easier to draw a graph using the turtle module.
>> - Alf
> Yes Alf please forgive me, i had completely forgotten about the
> "visual" learners amongst us.
> turtle, turtle, watch him go...
> turtle, turtle, why he so slow...
> turtle, turtle, not even he don't know...?
Uhm, that is a misconception.
turtle.tracer( 0 )
to turn off the animation stuff.
That said, the turtle module bundled with Python is somewhat limited, but for
plotting simple graphs it's certainly simpler than using tkinter directly.
Cheers & hth.,
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