Re: [gtk-list] Gtk--: Gtk_Text::set_point() and accel tables
- From: Evan Lawrence <evan unix worldpath net>
- To: tom mycomp com
- cc: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Gtk--: Gtk_Text::set_point() and accel tables
- Date: Sat, 14 Nov 1998 10:24:05 -0500 (EST)
Hi, all the set_point routine is designed to do is set the insertion
point of the next text to be inserted in the text widget, not actually
move the cursor there, unless you insert text or delete it at that point,
as you've already discovered. AFAIK GTK+ 1.0 didn't provide a way to move
the cursor to a specified point other than inserting a space and then
deleting it, which is how we get around the problem in gEdit. GTK 1.1,
however, does have a gtk_editable_set_position routine which should do
what you're looking for - I'm afraid I'm not familiar enough with GTK-- to
say whether or not they have a wrapper for this function, and you do need
to remember that it's only in GTK 1.1, so it may just be easier to insert
a space and delete a space. Hope this helps.
On Sat, 14 Nov 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hi Everyone, I'm new to this list, and fairly new to gtk (--).
> I'm having some trouble doing a Gtk_Text::set_point(n), it doesn't seem
> to actually set the point unless you insert or deleted text after.
> Also, is there any documentation for using accellerater tables? I'm not
> sure how to get them to work with GtkMenuFactory.
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