Re: gtkmm / TreeView

Here's an idea:

Both TreeViews use the same model. The model has a "selected" column.
The second TreeView puts the model in a TreeModelFilter, showing only
the rows where selected==true.

In general, please email gtkmm-list rather than me directly.

On Wed, 2005-04-27 at 15:18 -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> Hi Murray,
> Speaking of gtkmm, one observation/request:
> We've noticed for Inkscape it would be __really__ handy to create a
> certain kind of dialog using the TreeView control.  For things like the
> layer editor, extensions, preferences, XML editor, and so forth, we need
> hierarchical management of various XML and SVG trees.
> Basically, these dialogs use a TreeView widget on the left, which allow
> navigating through the tree and selecting an item, and then the right
> side of the dialog is updated to display widgets appropriate to that
> selection.
> This is a uber-common style of dialog for file or config management,
> etc. etc.  Pull up Inkscape's XML Editor to get an idea of what we
> need. 
> However...  The problem has been that hooking up TreeView with all the
> code to manage the widgets, signals, and XML tree looks really
> intimidating.  We've not been able to find an Inkscape volunteer brave
> enough to dive into it.
> Anyway, my thought is that this style of dialog would probably be
> extremely useful to other gtkmm users (in fact, I'd been planning to
> contribute it back to gtkmm if/when it got developed), and that perhaps
> the gtkmm team might be able to help in creating it?  I think we could
> give a lot of ideas on the design and of course lots of feedback and
> testing as we incorporate it.
> Bryce
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 06:55:24PM +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > At least with the sourceforge bug tracker you can't mark a bug as
> > dependent on gtkmm.
> > 
> > -- 
> > Murray Cumming
> > murrayc murrayc com
> >
> >
> > 
> > 
Murray Cumming
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