gtk popup window question
Wouter van Marle
wouterm at spammers-unite-here.com
Wed Mar 5 05:55:08 CET 2003
Thanks for the advices, I am going to try this out.
And it is not that I got nothing on dir(), just nothing useful. Got a few
dozen options, of which some useful (like run(), set_transient_for(), and
"John Hunter" <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> wrote in message
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> >>>>> "Wouter" == Wouter van Marle <wouterm at spammers-unite-here.com>
> Wouter> Hi all! For my application I am trying to write a simple
> Wouter> module to do the following:
> Wouter> - open a popup window (usually error, or info) with only
> Wouter> an OK button. I made such a window in Glade, it is a
> Wouter> GtkMessageDialog (hope I am correct... can't use news at
> Wouter> home where I do my programming due to wacky server). -
> Wouter> change it for error, information, ... (there are five or
> Wouter> six of these options) - change the text
> Wouter> Even a dir() on the object didn't help me out!
> Wouter> What to do? There is no settext() option, or anything
> Wouter> similar.
> You don't really need to design a message dialog in glade, because
> there is nothing to design. gtk.MessageDialog is already designed,
> you just need to supply the parameters. The message text is defined
> at construction
> Try this (for pygtk-2)
> import gtk
> dialog = gtk.MessageDialog(
> parent = None,
> flags = gtk.DIALOG_DESTROY_WITH_PARENT,
> type = gtk.MESSAGE_INFO,
> buttons = gtk.BUTTONS_OK,
> message_format = "Your message here")
> dialog.connect('response', lambda dialog, response: dialog.destroy())
> If you use this code from within some widget, you may want to set the
> parent to the calling widget, which will automatically
> set_transient_for for you.
> However, that dir on the object returned nothing is suspicious.
> MessageDialog inherits from Dialog has many many methods. If you do
> dir(dialog) in the example above, you will see them. In glade, if you
> call gtk.glade.XML.get_widget on a nonexistent widget, it will return
> None. Is it possible you are working with None here?
> John Hunter
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