xml menu pygtk

Seb sebastianthegreatful at gmail.com
Sat May 16 17:39:58 CEST 2009


On May 16, 5:04 pm, MRAB <goo... at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> Seb wrote:
> > On May 16, 4:20 pm, MRAB <goo... at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> >> Seb wrote:
> >>> I'm trying to construct a menu from an xml file. However my recursive
> >>> algorithm isn't doing what I want it too. I've been starring at this
> >>> for too long. Any help appreciated :)
> >>> I get the following error but the problem is more of a logical nature.
> >>> ./gnomeAppletMenu.py:40: GtkWarning: gtk_menu_shell_insert: assertion
> >>> `GTK_IS_MENU_ITEM (child)' failed
> >>>   menu_bar.append(menu)
> >>> I'm pretty sure I fuck up around line 27-30
> >>> xml file:
> >>>http://pastie.org/480045
> >>> python code:
> >>>http://pastie.org/480042
> >> The traceback suggests to me that you can add only a 'MenuItem' to a
> >> 'MenuBar', but create_menu() is returning a 'Menu'.
>
> > Doesn't a MenuBar consists of Menu's?
>
> I've had a look at some examples on the web and it looks like you need
> to:
>
> 1. Set the menu on a menu item (the 'set_submenu' method);
> 2. Append the menu item onto the menu bar.
>
> What you're actually doing is:
>
> 1. Setting the menu on a menu item;
> 2. Appending the menu item onto a menu;
> 3. Trying to append the menu onto the menu bar.
>
> Result: exception.
>
> HTH

I managed to get it to work. I thanks a lot for your help.

best regards,
Seb



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