[pygtk] MenuBar items

Gian Mario Tagliaretti gianmt at gnome.org
Sat Apr 26 02:48:11 WST 2008


On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 12:17 AM, Andrea Caminiti <a.caminiti a yahoo.com> wrote:

Hi Andrea,

>  i'm still doing my program and i would like to have a menu bar as every program has (file, edit, ....., help). and a lot of doubts came to my mind. looking at pygtk tuttorials i found so good examples to follow using gtk.Menubar, gtk.Menu, etc... but seem that this methods are not suggested to be used any more. instead the suggestion is to use gtk.UIManager.

That's right, you should use UIManager

>  so my question here is what should i use? should i use the old style menubar or the new one? what are the pros and cons with each one? and if i choose the ui manager, where i can find some help/tutorial/guide/reference to use it?

PyGTK demo has got a good example
http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/pygtk/trunk/examples/pygtk-demo/demos/ui_manager.py?revision=2435&view=markup

The tutorial:
http://www.pygtk.org/pygtk2tutorial/sec-UIManager.html

The reference manual
http://www.pygtk.org/docs/pygtk/class-gtkuimanager.html

cheers
-- 
Gian Mario Tagliaretti


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