[Geany-devel] Moving the VTE terminal to the Sidebar

Matthew Brush matthewbrush at xxxxx
Thu Dec 16 01:37:07 UTC 2010

On 12/15/2010 08:27 AM, Colomban Wendling wrote:
> Le 15/12/2010 16:30, Matthew Brush a écrit :
>> […]
>> After work I will try and come up with a better solution that still
>> doesn't require patching Geany.  If anyone has any suggestions on how to
>> get a handle on the vte frame widget from a plugin that would be great,
>> the comments in and around the get_vte_frame() function explain my
>> difficulties.
> Well, the first idea that comes to my mind is to check if the widget
> inside the tab is actually a VTE. I guess there is GObject-like API for
> the VTE, such as VTE_IS_TERMINAL(obj), so you can check whether the
> packed child in the tab is really the one you're searching for.
> Well, take into account that Geany might add a frame/scrolled
> window/whatever before the VTE, but you should be able to do the check
> correctly.
> Regards,
> Colomban
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Thanks for the hint.  The problem should now be fixed, at least as good 
as I can figure without modifying Geany.


Feedback welcome.

Matthew Brush (codebrainz)

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