May 26, 2018

Table/matrix extension to perl/tk for displaying table formatted data

TkTableMatrix is a table/matrix widget extension to perl/tk for displaying data in a table or spreadsheet format. The basic features of the widget are

  • multi-line cells
  • support for embedded windows one per cell
  • row & column spanning
  • variable width columns / height rows interactively resizable
  • row and column titles
  • multiple data sources perl hash   perl callback & internal caching
  • supports standard Tk reliefs, fonts, colors, etc.
  • x/y scrollbar support
  • ‘tag’ styles per row, column or cell to change visual appearance
  • in-cell editing - returns value back to data source
  • support for disabled read-only tables or cells via tags
  • multiple selection modes, with “active” cell
  • multiple drawing modes to get optimal performance for larger tables
  • optional ‘flashes’ when things update
  • cell validation support
  • Works everywhere Tk does including Windows and Mac!

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