Re: ScrolledWindow without Scrollbars

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 10:08 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 19:34 -0400, Andrew Krause wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> 
> >> I have a Gtk::Label that is a very long string in the vertical 
> >> direction. I want it to scroll down as the user scrolls a different 
> >> window. I can do this in a ScrolledWindow with a vertical policy of 
> >> Gtk::POLICY_AUTOMATIC, but when I set it to Gtk::POLICY_NEVER, the 
> >> window is automatically resized to the label, which is many times the 
> >> height of my screen.
> >> 
> >> Is there a way to have the scrolling functionalities that I need while 
> >> being able to hide the scrollbars? Thanks - Andrew
> >
> >Maybe you can get access to the scrollbars, and call hide() on them.
> nope, its much more complex than that. i raised this issue on the
> gtk-list a couple of years ago. neither havoc, owen or any other gtk
> developers seemed to agree that NEVER/NEVER made any sense.

So there should be a bug for this in bugzilla.

>  i had to
> use a hacked version of gtkscrolledwindow in my code that changes the
> way size requisitions are made for scrolled windows without
> scrollbars. 
> i don't believe that simply hiding them will work - the scrolledwindow
> code makes quite a lot of assumptions about sizing/presence of these
> widgets. 
> --p
Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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