Re: problem with combo box

>>>>> "drow" == A Dark Elf <> writes:

 drow> On 8 Aug 1998, Thomas Mailund Jensen wrote:

 >> What do you do with link after the append?
 >> gtk_text_insert copies the text inserted, printf sends the text to
 >> stdout, and couldn't care less what happens afterwards, but
 >> g_list_append just inserts the pointer.
 >> If you mess around with line after the append, you're probably
 >> shooting yourself in the foot...and this could be what happens.
 >> If you copy line before you append it, it should work fine...
 >> /mailund

 drow> Yea I thought about that. The problem is, will I use all diff
 drow> variables for every line inserted? even:

 drow> strcpy(temp, line);

 drow> before the appending doesn't change much the result..

No, but g_strdup (line) might ;)

Take a look at the attached it and type


and marvel at the result :)


===File ~/tmp/bar.c=========================================
#include <gtk/gtk.h>

main (int argc, char *argv[]) 
  GtkWidget *window;
  GtkWidget *combo;
  GList *cbitems = NULL;
  char line[128];

  /* initialize */
  gtk_init (&argc, &argv);

  window = gtk_window_new (GTK_WINDOW_TOPLEVEL);
  combo = gtk_combo_new ();
  gtk_container_add (GTK_CONTAINER (window), combo);

  /* get lines for combo */
  while (gets (line)) {
    cbitems = g_list_append(cbitems, g_strdup (line));
  gtk_combo_set_popdown_strings (GTK_COMBO (combo), cbitems);
  /* show */
  gtk_widget_show_all (window);

  /* main loop */
  gtk_main ();
  return 0;

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