Re: send a manual ceated signal to a window or widget

I searched for a call to one of the g_signal_emit*() functions in glibmm and gtkmm. I found none. You will probably have to call the glib function g_signal_emit_by_name() directly. Something like

GdkEventButton* event_button = .............;
Gtk::Widget* widget = ..................; // or a pointer to a class derived from Gtk::Widget
g_signal_emit_by_name(widget->gobj(), "button-press-event", event_button);


Den 2014-12-15 09:37, Klaus Rudolph skrev:
Hi all,

I simply want to create a signal like GDK_BUTTON_PRESS and want to send it to a window or widget.

I found the union GdkEvent and the GdkEventButton. I can fill the needed information and now the
last step: How can I send the event to a window/widget. I need not only the function name but also the context. 

is it something like 

window->emit??? ( event );

or must I fill the target window somewhere in the event and is there a 


Sorry, I can not find any example.


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