Re: Key presses

In message <20010731095219 Q15368 ispi net>you write:
>On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Jean-Christophe Berthon wrote:
>> Maybe try to use the key_press event on the gtk widget that is involved.
>> something like :
>>   gtk_signal_connect (GTK_OBJECT (window), "key_press_event",
>>                       GTK_SIGNAL_FUNC (on_window_key_press_event),
>>                       NULL);
>> where on_window_key_press is a function with this prototype :
>> gboolean
>> on_window_key_press_event           (GtkWidget       *widget,
>>                                         GdkEventKey     *event,
>>                                         gpointer         user_data);
>Right, that will do it for a specific widget. Is there a way to achieve
>the same thing for an entire app, independent of which widget has the

1) no, the above is not *widget* specific. its window specific, since
   "window" in the above code is a top-level GtkWindow, not widget->window.

2) if you really need it across the entire app, you can install a
   key snooper. search the archives from about 2 months ago for a post
   on doing this in GTK+. 



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