[fpc-pascal]BGIDriv and BGIFont units?
jweeks at rci.rutgers.edu
Fri Aug 20 19:59:08 CEST 2004
Code here :
shows units called BGIDriv and BGIFont.
Is this true, do they work and how do I get them?
On Aug 20, 2004, at 10:07 AM, Jeff Weeks wrote:
> Anyone ever use this unit? Just wondering if it works better....
> On Aug 4, 2004, at 8:12 AM, John Coppens wrote:
>> On Tue, 3 Aug 2004 09:35:14 +0200
>> Jonas Maebe <jonas at zeus.ugent.be> wrote:
>>> On 3 aug 2004, at 06:34, John Coppens wrote:
>>>> I more or less gave up on using graph - it's a bit of a headache to
>>>> the video switch modes, particularly while debugging. I don't know
>>>> there is a more elegant solution, apart from trying to open a new
>>>> with a gnome-canvas in it or so.
>>> The best solution would be an SDL-based graph unit, I think. Nobody's
>>> working on that though, afaik.
>> Hi Jonas.
>> I did a 'client-server' type of thing. On the Pascal-side it looks
>> like a
>> Graph-compatible library. But instead of switching modes, it starts a
>> window, with a gnome-canvas in it. The 'graph' lib then sends its
>> commands through a pipe to the new window.
>> It is far from usable (many things are missing) but the idea has
>> pluses (in my opinion):
>> 1) The 'remote graph' can be called from other programs as the
>> is just the pipe. I could even be called from bash... (never tried)
>> 2) The gnome canvas has nice anti-aliased graphics, and the resulting
>> plots _do_ look very nice.
>> As I said, it is far from complete (eg. no fonts yet) and not very
>> either. One thing I haven't found yet is a way to save the
>> gnome-canvas to
>> a graphics file (I just made screen shots).
>> With the experience I had later with gnome-print library, I could
>> that this could also be combined somehow.
>> Is there interest in this?
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