PyGTK-2 Full-Screen mode.

Gerrit Holl gerrit at
Sun Mar 2 22:58:02 CET 2003

kkennedy schreef op zondag  2 maart om 22:02:01 +0000:
> Does anyone know how to make a window "full-screen" with PyGTK-2?  By
> full-screen, I mean no decoration and no task bar or panel visible,
> and preferably the ability to disable the alt-tab functionality.  This
> would be the eqivalent of the "full-screen-exclusive-mode" in Java SDK
> 1.4.
> Here is my problem: I am writing a simple childrens game (in Python),
> and I would like them to be able to play it when I'm not around.  The
> problem is that they can really mess up icons, menus, and whatever
> else can be randomly clicked on.  I am using Redhat 8.0.  If anyone
> knows another (better) way of solving this problem, your comments are
> welcome.

Pygame ( has a fullscreen mode, and IIRC it can be used
with WxPython. You can grab all control (except for ctrl-alt-backspace).
Just FYI.


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