[Gtk-sharp-list] The .Label property of controls like the Gtk.Button
Wed, 29 Oct 2003 10:29:24 -0500
Personally, I think that adding .Text is a good idea.
The goal of Gtk# (in my opinion) is to make an API that allows =
gui building and is *easy* for SWF developers to move too. Adding this
property is a good thing, not a bad thing.
Especially if it is just an alias for .Label
I would understand if this was severely esoteric code, but .Label and =
are pretty self evident.
And wrt to Gtk# not being its own living entity, I disagree, and I think =
Again, this is all my opinion :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:gtk-sharp-list-
> email@example.com] On Behalf Of Malte Hildingson
> Sent: October 29, 2003 7:58 AM
> To: Philip Van Hoof
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] The .Label property of controls like the
> For what it's worth; IMHO, it is a bad idea to divert from the =
> API, Gtk# is a binding to Gtk+ not its own living entity, and =
> changing things like commonly known names will only cause confusion.
> On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Philip Van Hoof wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > Because in .NET every visible control seems to have a .Text property
> > which is used to set the contents main-label of that control, would =
> > be a good idea if I provided a patch that adds this property to =
> > like the Gtk.Button ?
> > I am also thinking about adding a Databind ()-method and a =
> > property to widgets like the Gtk.Combo and Gtk.TreeView.
> > Please let me know what you think of these ideas, before I proceed =
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