[vtkusers] mouse events
galen at sp1.compbio.washington.edu
Wed Sep 18 15:34:39 EDT 2002
I'm using vtk3.2, since I couldn't get 4.0 installed (with python on
Any hints on getting vtk 4.0 installed would be greatly appreciated.
Also, hints on making a tkinter gui (mostly for menubars, etc.) with a vtk
window in it would be most helpful. All in python.
Any vtk w/python book recs?
On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:
> >>>>> "GW" == Galen Wilkerson <galen at sp1.compbio.washington.edu> writes:
> GW> I'm trying to understand how to capture mouse events in VTK
> GW> with Python.
> GW> It looks like I have to write my own Start() method for
> GW> vtkRenderWindowInteractor , but I'm guessing.
> What toolkit are you using? vtkRenderWindowInteractors for Tkinter,
> pyGTK, wxPython and Qt are available. This is all in CVS but I think
> it was committed about 5-6 months back.
> To capture the mouse just add a new observer for the right event and
> do what you need.
> GW> If there are any simple examples of this, I'd be grateful.
> GW> (For instance, how to select an object that is displayed on
> GW> the screen by clicking on it, or dragging over it.)
> You are looking for a Picker. Try one of the vtkPickers.
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