Part III. GTK+ Widgets and Objects

Table of Contents

Object Hierarchy
Widget Gallery
GtkDialog — Create popup windows
GtkInvisible — A widget which is not displayed
GtkMessageDialog — A convenient message window
GtkWindow — Toplevel which can contain other widgets
GtkWindowGroup — Limit the effect of grabs
GtkAboutDialog — Display information about an application
GtkAssistant — A widget used to guide users through multi-step operations
Display Widgets
GtkAccelLabel — A label which displays an accelerator key on the right of the text
GtkImage — A widget displaying an image
GtkLabel — A widget that displays a small to medium amount of text
GtkProgressBar — A widget which indicates progress visually
GtkStatusbar — Report messages of minor importance to the user
GtkStatusIcon — Display an icon in the system tray
Buttons and Toggles
GtkButton — A widget that creates a signal when clicked on
GtkCheckButton — Create widgets with a discrete toggle button
GtkRadioButton — A choice from multiple check buttons
GtkToggleButton — Create buttons which retain their state
GtkLinkButton — Create buttons bound to a URL
GtkScaleButton — A button which pops up a scale
GtkVolumeButton — A button which pops up a volume control
Numeric/Text Data Entry
GtkEntry — A single line text entry field
GtkEntryCompletion — Completion functionality for GtkEntry
GtkHScale — A horizontal slider widget for selecting a value from a range
GtkVScale — A vertical slider widget for selecting a value from a range
GtkSpinButton — Retrieve an integer or floating-point number from the user
GtkEditable — Interface for text-editing widgets
Multiline Text Editor
Text Widget Overview — Overview of GtkTextBuffer, GtkTextView, and friends
GtkTextIter — Text buffer iterator
GtkTextMark — A position in the buffer preserved across buffer modifications
GtkTextBuffer — Stores attributed text for display in a GtkTextView
GtkTextTag — A tag that can be applied to text in a GtkTextBuffer
GtkTextTagTable — Collection of tags that can be used together
GtkTextView — Widget that displays a GtkTextBuffer
Tree, List and Icon Grid Widgets
Tree and List Widget Overview — Overview of GtkTreeModel, GtkTreeView, and friends
GtkTreeModel — The tree interface used by GtkTreeView
GtkTreeSelection — The selection object for GtkTreeView
GtkTreeViewColumn — A visible column in a GtkTreeView widget
GtkTreeView — A widget for displaying both trees and lists
GtkTreeView drag-and-drop — Interfaces for drag-and-drop support in GtkTreeView
GtkCellView — A widget displaying a single row of a GtkTreeModel
GtkIconView — A widget which displays a list of icons in a grid
GtkTreeSortable — The interface for sortable models used by GtkTreeView
GtkTreeModelSort — A GtkTreeModel which makes an underlying tree model sortable
GtkTreeModelFilter — A GtkTreeModel which hides parts of an underlying tree model
GtkCellLayout — An interface for packing cells
GtkCellRenderer — An object for rendering a single cell on a GdkDrawable
GtkCellEditable — Interface for widgets which can are used for editing cells
GtkCellRendererAccel — Renders a keyboard accelerator in a cell
GtkCellRendererCombo — Renders a combobox in a cell
GtkCellRendererPixbuf — Renders a pixbuf in a cell
GtkCellRendererProgress — Renders numbers as progress bars
GtkCellRendererSpin — Renders a spin button in a cell
GtkCellRendererText — Renders text in a cell
GtkCellRendererToggle — Renders a toggle button in a cell
GtkListStore — A list-like data structure that can be used with the GtkTreeView
GtkTreeStore — A tree-like data structure that can be used with the GtkTreeView
Menus, Combo Box, Toolbar
GtkComboBox — A widget used to choose from a list of items
GtkComboBoxEntry — A text entry field with a dropdown list
GtkMenu — A menu widget
GtkMenuBar — A subclass widget for GtkMenuShell which holds GtkMenuItem widgets
GtkMenuItem — The widget used for item in menus
GtkImageMenuItem — A menu item with an icon
GtkRadioMenuItem — A choice from multiple check menu items
GtkCheckMenuItem — A menu item with a check box
GtkSeparatorMenuItem — A separator used in menus
GtkTearoffMenuItem — A menu item used to tear off and reattach its menu
GtkToolShell — Interface for containers containing GtkToolItem widgets.
GtkToolbar — Create bars of buttons and other widgets
GtkToolItem — The base class of widgets that can be added to GtkToolShell
GtkSeparatorToolItem — A toolbar item that separates groups of other toolbar items
GtkToolButton — A GtkToolItem subclass that displays buttons
GtkMenuToolButton — A GtkToolItem containing a button with an additional dropdown menu
GtkToggleToolButton — A GtkToolItem containing a toggle button
GtkRadioToolButton — A toolbar item that contains a radio button
Action-based menus and toolbars
GtkUIManager — Constructing menus and toolbars from an XML description
GtkActionGroup — A group of actions
GtkAction — An action which can be triggered by a menu or toolbar item
GtkToggleAction — An action which can be toggled between two states
GtkRadioAction — An action of which only one in a group can be active
GtkRecentAction — An action of which represents a list of recently used files
Selectors (File/Font/Color/Input Devices)
GtkColorButton — A button to launch a color selection dialog
GtkColorSelection — A widget used to select a color
GtkColorSelectionDialog — A standard dialog box for selecting a color
GtkFileChooser — File chooser interface used by GtkFileChooserWidget and GtkFileChooserDialog
GtkFileChooserButton — A button to launch a file selection dialog
GtkFileChooserDialog — A file chooser dialog, suitable for "File/Open" or "File/Save" commands
GtkFileChooserWidget — File chooser widget that can be embedded in other widgets
GtkFileFilter — A filter for selecting a file subset
GtkFontButton — A button to launch a font selection dialog
GtkFontSelection — A widget for selecting fonts
GtkFontSelectionDialog — A dialog box for selecting fonts
GtkInputDialog — Configure devices for the XInput extension
Layout Containers
GtkAlignment — A widget which controls the alignment and size of its child
GtkAspectFrame — A frame that constrains its child to a particular aspect ratio
GtkHBox — A horizontal container box
GtkVBox — A vertical container box
GtkHButtonBox — A container for arranging buttons horizontally
GtkVButtonBox — A container for arranging buttons vertically
GtkFixed — A container which allows you to position widgets at fixed coordinates
GtkHPaned — A container with two panes arranged horizontally
GtkVPaned — A container with two panes arranged vertically
GtkLayout — Infinite scrollable area containing child widgets and/or custom drawing
GtkNotebook — A tabbed notebook container
GtkTable — Pack widgets in regular patterns
GtkExpander — A container which can hide its child
GtkFrame — A bin with a decorative frame and optional label
GtkHSeparator — A horizontal separator
GtkVSeparator — A vertical separator
GtkHScrollbar — A horizontal scrollbar
GtkScrolledWindow — Adds scrollbars to its child widget
GtkPrintOperation — High-level Printing API
GtkPrintContext — Encapsulates context for drawing pages
GtkPrintSettings — Stores print settings
GtkPageSetup — Stores page setup information
GtkPaperSize — Support for named paper sizes
GtkPrinter — Represents a printer
GtkPrintJob — Represents a print job
GtkPrintUnixDialog — A print dialog
GtkPageSetupUnixDialog — A page setup dialog
GtkAdjustment — A GtkObject representing an adjustable bounded value
GtkArrow — Displays an arrow
GtkCalendar — Displays a calendar and allows the user to select a date
GtkDrawingArea — A widget for custom user interface elements
GtkEventBox — A widget used to catch events for widgets which do not have their own window
GtkHandleBox — a widget for detachable window portions
GtkIMContextSimple — An input method context supporting table-based input methods
GtkIMMulticontext — An input method context supporting multiple, loadable input methods
GtkSizeGroup — Grouping widgets so they request the same size
GtkTooltip — Add tips to your widgets
GtkViewport — An adapter which makes widgets scrollable
GtkAccessible — Accessibility support for widgets
Abstract Base Classes
GtkBin — A container with just one child
GtkBox — Base class for box containers
GtkButtonBox — Base class for GtkHButtonBox and GtkVButtonBox
GtkContainer — Base class for widgets which contain other widgets
GtkItem — Abstract base class for GtkMenuItem, GtkListItem and GtkTreeItem
GtkMenuShell — A base class for menu objects
GtkMisc — Base class for widgets with alignments and padding
GtkObject — The base class of the GTK+ type hierarchy
GtkPaned — Base class for widgets with two adjustable panes
GtkRange — Base class for widgets which visualize an adjustment
GtkScale — Base class for GtkHScale and GtkVScale
GtkScrollbar — Base class for GtkHScrollbar and GtkVScrollbar
GtkSeparator — Base class for GtkHSeparator and GtkVSeparator
GtkWidget — Base class for all widgets
GtkIMContext — Base class for input method contexts
Cross-process Embedding
GtkPlug — Toplevel for embedding into other processes
GtkSocket — Container for widgets from other processes
Special-purpose features
GtkCurve — Allows direct editing of a curve
GtkGammaCurve — A subclass of GtkCurve for editing gamma curves
GtkRuler — Base class for horizontal or vertical rulers
GtkHRuler — A horizontal ruler
GtkVRuler — A vertical ruler
Recently Used Documents
GtkRecentManager — Managing Recently Used Files
GtkRecentChooser — Interface implemented by widgets displaying recently used files
GtkRecentChooserDialog — Displays recently used files in a dialog
GtkRecentChooserMenu — Displays recently used files in a menu
GtkRecentChooserWidget — Displays recently used files
GtkRecentFilter — A filter for selecting a subset of recently used files
Interface builder
GtkBuildable — Interface for objects that can be built by GtkBuilder
GtkBuilder — Build an interface from an XML UI definition
GtkCList — A multi-columned scrolling list widget
GtkCTree — A widget displaying a hierarchical tree
GtkCombo — A text entry field with a dropdown list
GtkFileSelection — Prompt the user for a file or directory name
GtkItemFactory — A factory for menus
GtkList — Widget for packing a list of selectable items
GtkListItem — An item in a GtkList
GtkOldEditable — Base class for text-editing widgets
GtkOptionMenu — A widget used to choose from a list of valid choices
GtkPixmap — A widget displaying a graphical image or icon
GtkPreview — A widget to display RGB or grayscale data
GtkProgress — Base class for GtkProgressBar
GtkText — A text widget
GtkTooltips — Add tips to your widgets
GtkTipsQuery — Displays help about widgets in the user interface
GtkTree — A tree widget
GtkTreeItem — The widget used for items in a GtkTree