[Glade-users] Textbox contents and saving.

"O. de Zwart" wrote:

Hello, I am writing a editor and I wondered how I can save the contents
of a textbox to a file. I don;t see the textbox mentioned in the
tutorial and I wondered if there are any alternatives because the
textbox seems so limeted. I would like to scroll to the right and
include syntax highlighting.

GtkText doesn't support horizontal scrolling and is a bit buggy.

There are a few other text widgets for GTK+ around, e.g. GtkExText and

I've heard that GtkExText is better, though I haven't seen either.
(There may be a link on http://www.bahnhof.se/~mikeh )

GTK+ 2.0 has a new text widget which is much better, but you may have to
wait for 2.0 to use it.


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