Help understanding GtkType
- From: Luciano Chavez <chavez us ibm com>
- To: gtk-app-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Help understanding GtkType
- Date: 22 Aug 2001 13:27:32 -0500
I would like to understand the GtkType better in relation to class
I need/want to implement some code to handle choosing and creating an
input widget based upon a description of the input needs. I need to do
this in order to support a plugin architecture where plugins may have
unique configuration requirements. The API set we are building for the
UIs has ideas based on the SANE option descriptors.
So for example, I want to have a decision table that says for a boolean
input value I choose a GtkCheckButton. For a integer numeric input with
a constraint such as a range from 1 to 100, I would choose a GtkHScale
and so on.
I am not sure but as I organize and pack the structures, I may need to
know the widget class type in order to make class specific method calls.
How can I tell, hopefully with a numeric id, that the widget is a
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