ANNOUNCE: gtkmm 2.5.1

*** gtkmm and glibmm 2.5/2.6

gtkmm 2.5 wraps new API in GTK+ 2.5, and is API/ABI-compatibile with gtkmm 2.4. 
The new API is unstable, until this become the API/ABI-stable gtkmm 2.6 when 
GTK+ 2.5 becomes the API-stable GTK+ 2.6.

gtkmm stays in-sync with GTK+ by following the official GNOME release schedule:

Bindings for the rest of the GNOME Platform are also available, and are also 

*** Changes

gtkmm 2.5.1:

* AboutDialog:
  - Added more get and set methods and properties.
  - Wrapped signals.
* ActionGroup: Added translate_string().
* Added CellRendererCombo, with example.
* Added CellRendererProgress.
* Clipboard: Added set_image(), wait_is_image_available(),
  wait_for_image(), request_image(), 
  wait_is_target_available(), set_can_store(), and store()
* ComboBoxEntry: Added get_entry().
* ComboBoxText: Added set_active_text(), clear().
* Dialog: Added alternative_button_order().
* FileChooser: Added FileChooserError exception class.
* FileChooserButton: Added get/set_width_chars().
* FileFilter: Added add_pixbuf_formats().
* IconTheme:
  - Added get_icon_sizes().
  - Added IconThemeError exception class.
* IconView:
  - Added get_selected_items(), foreach().
  - Added set_text_column(), and set_pixbuf_column() overrides 
    that take ModelColumns instead of ints.
  - Wrapped signals.
* Image: Added set_from_icon_name(), get/set_pixel_size(), 
* Label: Added set/get_single_line_mode(), get/set_width_chars().
* MessageDialog: Added set_secondary_text().
* Added MenuToolButton.
* PixbufLoader: Added size_prepared signal.
* ProgressBar: Added set/get_ellipsize().
* SelectionData: Added targets_include_image(), get/set_pixbuf(), 
  and get/set_uris().
* Style: Added create() method.
* Widget: Made set_parent(), and unparent() public instead 
  of protected. Added a size_request() overload which is const 
  and returns a value.
* Window: Added drag_dest_add_text_targets(), 
  drag_dest_add_uri_targets(), drag_dest_add_image_targets(), 
  drag_source_add_text_targets(), drag_source_add_uri_targets(),
  and drag_source_add_image_targets().

* Context: Added get_font_map().

* Documentation:
  - Partly-updated "input" example. Bug 
  - Added IconView and CellRendererCombo examples.
(Murray Cumming)

*** Download

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*** Development 

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Murray Cumming
murray usa net

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