[Gtk-sharp-list] Can't set Label background color

László Monda mondalaci at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 07:09:01 EDT 2005

On 10/25/05, Archie Maskill <galepsus at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/25/05, László Monda <mondalaci at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Gtk# Masters,
> >
> > I tried to set the background of a Label widget, using
> > Widget.ModifyBase(StateType, Gdk.Color) and Widget.ModifyBg(StateType,
> > Gdk.Color) with no success.
> You can't set the background color of a Label directly - something to
> do with it not being a window widget.  It can, however, inherit the
> background color of its parent.  So instead, you can put the label
> into an EventBox and change the background color of the EventBox using
> ModifyBg.

Thanks Archie!

That works like a charm.


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