Re: GtkComboBox popup menu wider than the combobox

On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 09:16 +0200, Michael Natterer wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-10-04 at 20:46 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > Is there any way to make a GtkComboBox's popup menu wider than the
> > GtkComboBox itself, or to disable ellipsizing so that is possible?
> No, but the other way around. You initialize the combo with the
> large cells, and then hack around to set smaller cells once
> the widget is constructed.
> In GIMP, we do the hack in style_set() because we need a style
> property that scales down font size, but I'm sure you can do
> it in another place too:
>   layout = GTK_CELL_LAYOUT (gtk_bin_get_child (GTK_BIN (combo)));
>   gtk_cell_layout_clear (layout);
> Then set something "small".
> No a solution, but a hack that has worked for a long time now ;)

I'm glad that I'm not the only one who needs this. Would this patch
(from Tristan) help you too?

murrayc murrayc com

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