[plt-scheme] how best to work without Data Grid-like widget

From: Stephen De Gabrielle (spdegabrielle at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Sep 6 10:09:37 EDT 2009


I'm willing to take a run at this,

Say I do something like  (new simpletable% (table table)))

where table is [for now] a list of lists where the first element of each is
the column header

Should it be a list-control  or an editor?



On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 6:32 AM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org>wrote:

> On Sep 3, 2009, at 5:52 PM, lewisbrown wrote:
>  Dear Awesome PLT crew,
>> I am considering the creation of a double entry accounting app using
>> PLT-Scheme. One obstacle would seem to be the lack of a
>> DataGrid/JTable/TreeView type widget in the GUI. Such a widget seems most
>> necessary for data presentation and manipulation in such an app.
>> How would you suggest one get around this limitation?
> Write one! That sounds awesome!
> Oh... that's not the answer you were looking for?
> For what it's worth, I would be absolutely thrilled to abandon GnuCash for
> a PLT product, and you're right: the missing piece is a table GUI element.
> John Clements
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