How to decide (and know) which Python GTK version to use?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Mon Jul 30 13:31:56 EDT 2018


Akkana Peck <akkana at shallowsky.com> wrote:
> Chris Green writes:
> > I wrote a Python GUI program a little while ago that uses Python GTK
> > with:-
> > 
> >     import gtk
> > 
> > I *think* this is probably GTK 2, or something.  I can't find the
> > proper documentation for this.  Is it old/obsolescent?
> 
> Yes, it's obsolete, and AFAIK it only works with Python 2, making
> it even more obsolete; but the documentation is at
> https://developer.gnome.org/pygtk/stable/
> 
> > I'm just starting to write another program now and I seem to be using
> > GTK 3 (maybe!) by doing:-
> > 
> >     import gi
> >     gi.require_version('Gtk', '3.0')
> >     from gi.repository import Gtk
> > 
> > Is this the right/best place to be?
> 
> Yes, this is the future, since it lets you use both GTK3 and Python3.
> 
OK, thanks, where is its home and full API documentation etc.?

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Chris Green
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