Best Graphics Library For Drawing Text/Graphs On Huge Resolution

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Best Graphics Library For Drawing Text/Graphs On Huge Resolution

Post by Everydaydiesel » Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:23 pm

Hello,

I am working on designing an application that has a resolution of 7680x4320 (its 4 - 4k monitors put together) in a linux environment.
The monitors will display very small 8pt font letters and have historical graph information.

What is the best graphics library to use for this? I doubt having 1000s and 1000s of labels on a wxForm would be efficient? Should I learn openGl for this? Is there something better you would recommend?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Best Graphics Library For Drawing Text/Graphs On Huge Resolution

Post by doublemax » Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:05 am

What kind of content? Example?
Is it interactive or just passive display?
Performance requirements? Frame rate? How much of the content changes between frames?
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Re: Best Graphics Library For Drawing Text/Graphs On Huge Resolution

Post by Everydaydiesel » Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:23 am

its basically the stock market. I dont really have a frame rate but will need to 'redraw' or update regions of the screen as they come in. Updates could be as fast as 2x a second. It will just be a passive display.

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Re: Best Graphics Library For Drawing Text/Graphs On Huge Resolution

Post by Everydaydiesel » Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:48 am

also that resolution is the equivalent of 16 (4x4) 1920x1080 monitors so I am concerned with refresh performance

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Re: Best Graphics Library For Drawing Text/Graphs On Huge Resolution

Post by doublemax » Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:17 pm

Everydaydiesel wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:48 am
also that resolution is the equivalent of 16 (4x4) 1920x1080 monitors so I am concerned with refresh performance
If this runs on modern hardware, i see no problem at all. No matter if you fill the screen with a few hundred wxStaticText or draw the content yourself using wxDC. But you should update only the items/areas that have actually changed.

It should be easy to build a small demo that mimics the requirements and check how it performs.
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