Re: [gtk-list] Resizing widgets with a mouse
- From: Trog <trog gtk org>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Resizing widgets with a mouse
- Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 09:59:34 +0000
I guess you're asking 'is there a Windows like MDI interface for GTK+'.
The short answer is no. MDI (the MS way) is considered evil UI design.
There are alternatives within GTK:
o Multiple top-level windows
On Wed, Feb 23, 2000 at 11:07:15PM -0500, Steven M. Campbell wrote:
> How does one go about resizing widgets with the mouse?
> I have a window with a fixed-layout widget (I'm assuming this is a good start) with several
> framed widgets each containing a scrolled window. I'd like the user to be able to treat
> these frame widgets (or whatever widget I need wrap the whole thing in) to work same way
> windows do, that is, drag a corner to resize, drag the title to move (or whatever close
> equivalent there may be). I've 'manually' resized them using gtk_container_set_usize and all
> works well but I'm starting starting to feel like Rube Goldberg thinking through ways to get
> the mouse interaction working. Is there an easy way to do this or had I start rereading the
> "Writing a GTK Widget" chapter? ;-)
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