Mouse position with key event (fwd)
- From: Vlad Harchev <hvv hippo ru>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Mouse position with key event (fwd)
- Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 19:01:53 +0400 (SAMT)
Sorry, I cc'd this to gtk-list-devel@ instead of gtk-devel-list So I'm
forwarding this manually.
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Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 18:53:30 +0400 (SAMT)
From: Vlad Harchev <hvv hippo ru>
To: gtk-list gnome org
Cc: gtk-list-devel gnome org, Jon Cook <cookj cs man ac uk>
Subject: Re: Mouse position with key event
On 6 Nov 2000, Owen Taylor wrote:
> Jon Cook <cookj cs man ac uk> writes:
> > Hi,
> > Unlike its X equivalent, the GdkEventKey data structure does not
> > contain the position of the mouse when the key press/release event
> > occurred. Is there any way of getting this information.
> Not really, sorry. You can use gdk_window_add_filter() to get
> direct access to the X event.
> Alternatively, you can use gdk_window_get_pointer() when you receive
> the event and assume that is close enough.
Why can't we add these fields to GdkEventKey in gtk-2.0? Why these fields
were not there in the gtk-1.x?
Speaking about GdkEventKey, I proposed (in August on gtk-devel-list) addition
of 2 more fields to it to aid i18n of it, so now it can be right time to think
about extending GdkEventKey.
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