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Tk show words in graph

by fanticla (Scribe)
on Sep 14, 2013 at 11:11 UTC ( #1054092=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
fanticla has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I'd like to display in a TK widget textual words in a structure like the following one (I just pooint to an externale image as it is esaier to understand what I mean, the image is in the center):


As I don't want to reinvent the wheel, I'd like to ask if you know some modules which can help me achive this. I've done some search but I just came out with Canvas, which is good, but it means I must do anything by myself, which is fine, but maybe there is already someting out there...

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Re: Tk show words in graph
by roboticus (Chancellor) on Sep 14, 2013 at 13:33 UTC


    I think you're looking for Tk::GraphViz. It seems to do exactly what you want.

    Disclaimer: I've never used it, but I play around with GraphViz every couple of blue moons, and it's pretty nice.


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Re: Tk show words in graph
by keszler (Priest) on Sep 14, 2013 at 14:14 UTC
    Another option is the Tk::Cloth; basically an OO Canvas.

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