[Gtk-sharp-list] Manual layout in GtkSharp
Fri, 29 Oct 2004 23:40:23 +0000
I am interested in having a visual designer within VisualStudio, which could
allow similar design tasks as Glade -
I would like a novice user to be able to paste a button into a Gtk form and
double-click to write the 'Click' function (but without adding hboxes and
When searching through this list, I came across Miguel's post
where he says:
>The first thing to keep in mind is that the use of absolute positioning on
>a form is not recommended when using Gtk.
>The problem arises when a user changes his font, or is using the
>application in another country. For example the common "Ok" button would
>become "Aceptar" in spanish. So any absolute positioning is considered a
Agreeing that absolute layout has its problems, I still want to experiment
Miguel seems to say that 'it is not recommended' - implying that it is
possible - can anyone show me how?
I tried C# code such as:
Gtk.Button btn = new Button();
btn.Label = "Button1";
But the button occupies the entire GtkForm ...
George Moudry, Los Angeles
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