[Gtk-sharp-list] Couple of open tasks.

Todd Berman tberman@sevenl.net
Thu, 15 Apr 2004 13:02:59 -0400

On Thu, 2004-15-04 at 12:42 -0400, Robert Shade wrote:
> > 	* System.ComponentModel integration: Maybe a post 1.0 feature,
> > 	  but I would like to get the editing facilities in place, so 
> > 	  properties in Gtk# widgets can be edited from a central
> > 	  property editor.
> > 
> > 	* Property Editor.
> > 
> > 	  A rich property editor for Gtk# widgets.
> I've been looking into creating designer functionality for Gtk# similar 
> to the designers for Windows.Forms. (ultimately for creating a plugin 
> for monodevelop)  I've been creating a control at work and have been 
> learning a lot about the various .Componentmodel and .Design namespaces.
> I know that Glade is out there for designing Gtk, but using the 
> "standard" way of using CodeDom serialization as Windows.Forms does 
> would probably help the transition from someone coming from 
> Windows.Forms to Gtk#.
> The only issue I've seen so far is that Windows.Forms specific stuff is 
> mixed in with the .Design namespaces.  Perhaps we could implement our 
> own .Design namespaces for Gtk# as well as the Windows.Forms version?
> rob

kris is working on a rich property grid editor control for stetic and MD
to use, so I think when that is ready, we will need some way to add
these attributes to gtk# objects.

A while back mike and i spoke about it briefly, because of the
autogeneration of gtk#, we would have to add some metadata format for
specifying attributes + values at generation time.


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