[SciPy-user] plotting from within a wxPython app
grante at visi.com
Tue Oct 25 10:17:22 CDT 2005
On 2005-10-25, mike cantor <mcantor at stanford.edu> wrote:
> I am writing a GUI using wxPython to manipulate and run an ODE-based
> model. What is the best way to embed a plot in the application?
This is just one guy's opinion, but I think the best way to
embed a plot into an application is not to. After working on
several wxPython based programs that do plotting, I've decied
that I really prefer using Gnuplot to generate a separate plot
window. I have the controls/data in the wxPython application's
window and the plot in a second window. I find this to be much
more flexible, and you gain all of the interactivity of Gnpulot
windows. For example, using the mouse the user can rotate/zoom
surface plots with the mouse, the user can find the cordinates
of points on an X-Y plot.
The user can hide the plot window while working on the data or
settings. Once the plot does what the user wants, they can
show/maximize the plot window and not have any screen space
wasted by widgets.
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