[MonoDevelop] MonoDevelop, Stetic and Webkit Widgets

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 18:36:49 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 6:49 AM, DaedalusIcarus<confirm at cronflakes.com> wrote:
>   * Hooking up the WebView directly in the sourcecode
>   From MainWindow.cs I call a method called SetupWebKit() directly
> *following* the call to Build(), the method is as follows:
>        protected void setUpWebKit()
>        {
>                Console.WriteLine("setup webkit called");
>                WebView webView = new WebView();
>                webscroll.Add( webView );
>                webView.Open("http://linuxin.dk");
>        }
>   The application launches and the console wries "setup webkit called", but
> the window never shows...
> What must I do ? I'd really appreciate a down-to-earth kind of response as
> I'm not that much of a MonoDevelop veteran (just started out, actually)

You probably need a webView.Show (); in there to make the widget visible.

(Common practice is to call ShowAll() on the window, which recursively
shows all widgets. However, the stetic-generated Build method does
that already, so you should only need to show this widget explicitly).

Michael Hutchinson

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