[Gtk-sharp-list] How do I control the text appearance of a Gtk.Entry widget ?

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 18:22:54 EST 2008

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Jesper K. Pedersen <linux at famped.dk> wrote:
> I(newbie in Gtk#) am writing a small application where I need to
> "highlight" entry of data in a Gtk.Entry widget.
> Any ideas of how to best achieve that?
> My first guess is that there is some means of controlling the style of the
> entry but I am having trouble finding any examples of this)
> Any ideas are greatly appreciated

(though it might be ModifyBase, can't remember which style/state is
used for the background of the Entry)


Note also that setting styles will only affect the things that that
widget actually draws, e.g. containers don't draw backgrounds.

Michael Hutchinson

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