Re: widget visibility

Marius Feraru <altblue gmail com> writes:

My apologies for the off topic message, but Kevin's reply made me curious:

Weirdness in the bindings is on topic isn't it? :-)

Is âvisibileâ a special case or is this true for all properties?

All the flags bits ones, but not otherwise I don't think.

sounds very weird. Do you happen to remember its

Oh, I suppose the bits are the ultimate underlying storage for the
properties and a widget implementation will want to fiddle with them.
But almost all the time you'd leave it to the code already in GtkWidget
or GtkContainer.

I made a nasty hack to select Gtk2::Entry text without putting it on the
clipboard by temporarily turning off the $entry->realized() bit.  Not to
be recommended though.

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citizenship by singing the national anthem.  It's a trick!  Anyone who knows
more than the first two lines is an imposter.  If you get to "girt by sea"
and also know what that means then expect to be jailed on the spot.

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