[ENH] ConnectorMorph for connecting Morphs with lines

Karl Ramberg karl.ramberg at chello.se
Sat Sep 2 19:04:25 UTC 2000

Ned Konz wrote:

> This changeSet defines ConnectorMorph. A ConnectorMorph is an open PolygonMorph
> that tracks Morphs that are connected to its ends.
> This can be used in general-purpose drawings (like UML class diagrams, or
> organization charts) that require connection lines between Morphs.
> Arrowhead geometry has been fixed so that arrowheads now don't extend past the
> end vertices of the ConnectorMorph.
> You can construct a ConnectorMorph from the New Morph menu choice (select from
> the alphabetical list), or by invoking:
>         ConnectorMorph new openInWorld
> The ConnectorMorph can be made to display its handles by shift-clicking on it.
> Then the end handles can be dropped on Morphs.
> I'd welcome feedback on this. I will be making a general-purpose drawing package
> out of this that will include a playfield to draw on, a parts bin to hold
> drawing objects (including connectors), and a toolbar area for special verbs.

First thing that comes to mind is Dan's Component work. It has some of the idea
behind but
is for live code. But I don't know what I'm talking about really...


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