Add a method to a gtk class?

Michael Torrie torriem at
Thu Apr 29 17:22:24 CEST 2010

On 04/29/2010 10:03 AM, Wolfnoliir wrote:
> On 29/04/2010 17:03, Joe Riopel wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Wolfnoliir <wolfnoliir at> wrote:
>>> I would like to add a method to the gtk.TextBuffer class to save a text
>>> buffer to a file, but I get an error:
>> I don't know gtk, but can you inherit from the TextBuffer class create
>> your own TexBuffer subclass with the save_to_file method?
> I suppose I could but the point of adding a method is to make things
> simpler (than having a separate function) so I don't really want to do that.

Given that Gtk+ classes in python are often thin wrappers around opaque,
binary Gobject-based objects, perhaps the gtk.TextBuffer cannot be
monkey-patched in this way.

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