[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk.Label : Text Direction
jeroen.zwartepoorte at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 07:10:42 EDT 2005
I'm pretty sure this is a GTK+ 2.6 feature. See
"GtkLabel now supports rotated and ellipsized text.". Unless we're
talking about 2 different features?
On 8/5/05, Jonathan Pryor <jonpryor at vt.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 15:38 +0200, Jeroen Zwartepoorte wrote:
> > Sure it does; you need a recent Gtk+ version though (don't know/can't
> > lookup which exact version though). Perhaps Gtk+ 2.6, but i'm not
> > sure. See this for proof:
> > http://www.gnome.org/~davyd/gnome-2-12/images/panel-sideways.png.
> Sideways rendering requires GTK+ 2.8, which you can bind to if you run
> `bootstrap-for-the-insane` (which I guess means GTK+ 2.8 is
> unsupported :-).
> Plus, no shipping distros include GTK+ 2.8 at this time, so if you want
> a large user base you shouldn't depend on it. GTK+ 2.2 (Gtk# 1.0.x) is
> the recommended dependency, or GTK+ 2.4 (Gtk# 2.3.x/2.4.x) if necessary,
> as these are already present on more distros.
> - Jon
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