[Gtk-sharp-list] Painting on the back of a TreeView

Christian Hergert christian.hergert at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 14:23:34 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Iggy <iggy.ma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Id like to be able to paint some text on the back of a TreeView, so if
> there are no entries it might say something like "No results" on the
> treeview, but I can't figure out which code to use. I have tried
> painting on the background using a Pango.Layout but it isn;t showing
> up. I tried putting it in the Expose event and the Realized event.
> Does anybody know how to do this?

You could probably do this with a dummy row.

Are you aware that Gtk.TreeView has multiple GdkWindows?  The window
for the row area i believe is the "BinWindow"

-- Christian

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