[Gtk-sharp-list] Re: GTK "canvas" widget?

Eric Butler eric at extremeboredom.net
Wed Jun 1 12:40:17 EDT 2005

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You can use the Gtk.Image widget to display a GdkPixbuf, but I do not
know how fast this will be. Other possibilities are Gtk.DrawingArea and

- - Eric

David Martin wrote:
> Hi All,
> This will be a blatant n00b question, but...  can anyone tell me the
> objects/widgets that I should use for this scenario:
> I want to have a Map object that draws to an off-screen buffer which can
> be resized arbitrarily as the object that actually displays the the map
> is resized.  Now I thought I might be able to use Gdk.Pixmap as the
> off-screen buffer, and then use a Gdk.Window to display the Map, however
> I haven't been able to figure out how exactly to go about copying the
> Pixmap to the Window.  is Gdk too low-level for what I want to do?
> (vector map, all I need to be able to do is draw lines on the
> canvas/surface/pixmap/whatever, I can deal with the geometry stuff in my
> Map object.)
> If anyone can put me out of my misery, it would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Dave
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