[MonoDevelop] Stetic question - widget size
rshendershot at mchsi.com
Wed May 24 17:37:46 EDT 2006
Thanks for the reply Lluis! I'd never considered that it would need a
container other than the window. I'm familiar with the java layout
manager so, conceptually, at least I should be ok. I'll take a little
more time with documentation next time too ;)
On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 18:05 +0200, Lluis Sanchez wrote:
> El dc 24 de 05 del 2006 a les 10:31 -0500, en/na Richard Hendershot va
> > FC5 using go-mono repo.
> > I add a label to the main window but it fills the entire window. I
> > set common widget properties for the label (width and height request)
> > and even Can Default and Has Default but the problem persists.
> > Dragging another widget to the main window is not possible. I'm sure
> > there are things about this that still are not expected to work.
> > How can I build a complex gui with stetic in its current form, or
> > should I expect to wait until it matures further. I just don't want
> > to keep beating my head against it thinking I've got something wrong.
> > And I'd like to fix it if that is possible ;)
> This is not a bug. In GTK widgets need to be packed into boxes, tables
> or any other container (you'll find them under the Containers category
> in the widget palette). You may find it complex and hard to use at the
> beginning, but you'll get used to it, and it has many benefits, such as
> automatic resizing.
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Richard Hendershot <rshendershot at mchsi.com>
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