[pygtk] Question concerning to detection of locale direction

Genghis Khan genghiskhan at gmx.ca
Thu Jun 27 04:15:02 WST 2013


As far as I understand, this code is for GTK3.

Can you provide inputs that are of GTK2?

Request is: Recognize direction of currently used GUI. (RTL or LTR)

On Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:10:14 +0200
Timo <timomlists at gmail.com> wrote:

> Op 15-04-13 10:38, Genghis Khan schreef:
> > Hello,
> >
> > How is it possible to detect alignment of currently in-use gtk20.mo
> > without directly probing gtk20.mo with msgunfmt for "default:RTL"?
> >
> > I have seen the following but I am not sure if it is applied to
> > PyGTK, and I am also not sure it is relevant.
> > https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/3.4/GtkEntry.html#gtk-entry-get-alignment
> 
> I'm not really sure what you're asking, but I'm guessing you're 
> searching for the default text direction, right? If not, specify your 
> question.
> 
> This should do it:
> 
> >>> from gi.repository import Gtk
> >>> Gtk.Widget.get_default_direction() == Gtk.TextDirection.LTR
> True
> >>> Gtk.Widget.set_default_direction(Gtk.TextDirection.RTL)
> >>> button = Gtk.Button("Just for testing")
> >>> button.get_direction() == Gtk.TextDirection.RTL
> True
> 
> Timo
> 
> >
> > Regards,
> > --GK.
> >
> 
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