[IPython-dev] SVG figures status report
Thu Jun 28 00:16:52 CDT 2012
On 06/27/2012 09:35 PM, Jason Grout wrote:
> On 6/27/12 10:09 AM, Michael Droettboom wrote:
>> With these easier things,
>> it's also less relevant whether we're using PNG or SVG (or remains a
>> user option).
> True; you can implement coordinate display and picking (via image maps)
> for png just as well as svg.
Coordinate reporting can be done with some hacking, but for picking, one
needs access to the data. I have already suggested using PNGs in a
reporting, nothing more. You can perhaps put on cross-hairs, but grid
toggling would already be impossible. However, the advantage of this
approach would be that it would not bring up bandwidth issues. If
coordinate reporting and cross-hairs are enough, then I would suggest
that we insert this in the zmq backend, though, I feel that it would
fall short of many people's expectations...
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