[Gtk-sharp-list] writing custom widgets with Gtk#

Lee Mallabone gnome@fonicmonkey.net
11 Dec 2002 09:05:26 +0000

On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 06:11, Mike Kestner wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 04:36, Lee Mallabone wrote:
> > I'm using Gtk# to write an application that will be run with mouse input
> > coming from a touchscreen, so I really need to make a ScrolledWindow
> > widget that has nice big buttons for large fingers.
> Hmmm, it might be worth seeing if the scrollbar button size is
> themeable.  That would be a lot easier than writing a custom widget.

Ideally I want to change the layout as well, but I'll look into theming,
thanks for the tip.

> However, in the long run, the goal is
> to be able to do Widget Subclassing directly with Gtk#.

Is there anything I can do to help move this (or something similar)
forward? I'm pretty familiar with using the Gtk C API, am a Java
programmer by profession, and have been dabbling in C# for a couple of
months. If there's anything I can do with those skills to help mono/Gtk#
move forward, I'm more than willing if someone can point me in the right


Lee Mallabone <gnome@fonicmonkey.net>