Use a dispatcher in your GUI window that will call
Gtk::Widget::queue_draw for your Gtk::TreeView whenever your thread
updates the Gtk::TreeModel displayed by your Gtk::TreeView.|
Joaquim Schmidlap wrote:
I'm writing an app using TreeModel / TreeView to show something like a spreadsheet of real-time stock market data. The data is coming in asynchronously on a background thread (previously created by ACE). In my market data callback, I write the data into the TreeModel using the  operator: m_row[m_columns.price] = price; That works fine. The problem is that the TreeView does not seem to render the new value until I do something to "wake up" the GUI, like mouse over the window, etc. As I understand it, I have one of two problems: 1) Writing into the TreeModel does not trigger the TreeView to refresh automatically, so the view must be forced via a manual "repaint" method of some kind that I haven't found yet, or 2) The GUI event loop is blocked for some reason. If it's problem 1, I hope someone can point me at the method to force a repaint. If the problem is 2: regarding the event loop, in my main() function, I call Gtk::Main::run(window); and I do it after I've launched my other threads. I would (perhaps naively) assume that my ACE Reactors will do their thing for the background threads, and the Gtk loop will do its thing on the "main" thread, and they should just ignore each other (though I realize I'm at risk for collisions unless I protect the gtkmm code with mutexes). What am I missing here? _______________________________________________ gtkmm-list mailing list gtkmm-list gnome org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtkmm-list
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