[pygtk] display a notification near of the trayicon
khiraly123 at gmx.net
Thu Oct 19 01:32:41 WST 2006
I try to launch to your example code, but I cant figure out this line:
Can you explain me what is 'readr' and where should i create it?
Thank you very much!
2006. 10. 18, szerda keltezéssel 18.08-kor Danni Moiseyev ezt írta:
> Hey Khirly, i managed to do the same thing some days ago.
> I used gtk.StatusIcon what i basicly did is a POPUP window that is
> unmanged by the WM so it wont show up in the task bar, i used the
> gtk.StatusIcon.get_geometry() for the cordinets (X,Y) of the
> statusicon, from there is very easy work with gtk.Window, here is a
> window = gtk.Window(type=gtk.WINDOW_POPUP);
> label = gtk.Label("Balloon!!");
> eventbox = gtk.EventBox()
> eventbox.set_events (gtk.gdk.BUTTON_PRESS_MASK)
> # close balloon is for closing the balloon, the status icon is kept in
> self.trayicon so it could be used in the whole class
> ty= readr.trayicon
> a,rect,c =ty.get_geometry(); #getting the X,Y into rect
> window.move(rect.x,abs(rect.y-(ty.get_size()+5))) # this
> is a little hack cause you can't get the toolbar width, so it might
> hide some pixels of the toolbar that the trayicon is packed into it.
> gobject.timeout_add(3000, window.destroy) # simple timeout
> to close the balloon after 3 secs
> hope it will help ya.
> PS. this is pygtk 2.10 only! if you don't have it in your repo's try
> checking testing repository(for instance Archlinux got pygtk2.10 in
> Cheers, danni.
> On 10/18/06, Khiraly <khiraly123 at gmx.net> wrote:
> I want to write an application which can display near of the
> trayicon a
> notification mini-window (no window decoration but more
> powerful as the
> gtk.Tooltips(), ie I need multiple line, bold an italic text
> to display, and a button)
> The idea is writing an application (dictionary), which display
> translation of the current selection (so its enough to select
> a word in
> any application and the translation just showing up in the top
> of the
> Any idea how to achieve this?
> Pretty much the same as the Azureus torrent client
> messages. (just that is in java using swt, and I need python
> Thanks in advance!
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