Setting optimum gtkhtml2 widget size.

Sam sam at email-scan.com
Sun Oct 2 16:42:30 CEST 2005


I'm putting gtkhtml2.View() inside a gtk.ScrolledWindow, which goes into a 
gtk.Dialog.vbox.

How do I obtain gtkhtml2.View's preferred height, and set the dialog's 
height accordingly, given a specific width?

I can do a gtk.Dialog.set_default_size() up front, specifying the width and 
height large enough for everything, then create all the widgets, and realize 
them.

But then, even after I realize everything I can't get any useful metrics 
from gtkhtml2.View().  None of the usual suspects -- get_size_request, 
get_allocation -- give anything useful.

I also tried not using a ScrolledWindow, but adding gtkhtml2 as 
gtk.Dialog.vbox's child.
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