Re: GtkClist signals and double click

Vlad Harchev wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Salvador Ramirez wrote:
>  Hi,
> > Hi,
> >
> >  I would like to know why the double click event is not implemented
> > as a signal in some GTK+ widgets? I tried to make a GtkClist in which
> > the user could select a row either with a simple selection and then
> > pressing a button and with a double click over the row. It would be
> > far simpler to connect a supposed "double_click" signal with the same
> > callback (for example) connected to the button. But as this is not
> > so you have to connect the "button_press_event" with a more complex
> > callback where you have to ask for some other low level events (as
> > explained on the GTK+ FAQ).
>  As for non-existance of "double-clicked": it's obvious that double click
> consists of two clicks, so in case of supporting "double-clicked" signal all
> mouse clicks would have to be handled with a doubleclick delay (in order gtk
> was able to determine what click it was - single click or double click). As I
> understand, gtk developers decided that this was not the right thing to do (I
> think they were right too).

In the widget's "button-press-event" signal, the GdkEventButton*
argument has a field named "type" that can be tested for the constant
GDK_2BUTTON_PRESS, which indicates a double-click.  Of course, you still
have to deal with the first click - expect the following events when the
user double-clicks:

"button-press-event" with GDK_2BUTTON_PRESS set


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