[Tutor] How to use g_timeout_add () function?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Apr 6 16:50:53 CEST 2012

On 06/04/2012 15:17, Lion Chen wrote:
> Hello all, i have a question:
> when i check gtk_time_out in the gtk+2 reference, it said "
> |gtk_timeout_add|has been deprecated since version 2.4 and should not be
> used in newly-written code. Use |g_timeout_add()|instead."
> but i don't know how tu use the g_timout_add() function:
> my_id = g_timeout_add(500, myfunction())
> or:
> my_id = gtk.g_timeout_add(500, myfunction())
> everytime i run the program, it prompted me a message like modules do
> not have g_timeout_add() attribute.
> so i still have to use gtk_timeout_add....
> anybody help me?
> Lion Chen
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It's much easier for us to help if you provide an exact snippet of code 
that reproduces the problem with the error message cut and pasted. 
Having said that there's nothing to stop you using gtk_timeout_add as 
it's only deprecated, i.e. it's been marked for removal at some time in 
the future.


Mark Lawrence.

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