[Geany-devel] [RFC] Document Messages

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Mon Nov 7 07:30:52 UTC 2011

On 11/06/2011 11:22 PM, Frank Lanitz wrote:
> Am 07.11.2011 02:12, schrieb Matthew Brush:
>> Hi all,
>> I started working on something I'm calling "document messages" for lack
>> of a better name.  Put another way, GtkInfoBar :)
>> The changes add a new document function called `document_show_message()`
>> which will either show a GtkInfoBar on top of the Scintilla widget with
>> the message or just show a modal dialog depending if the GTK+ version
>> supports GtkInfoBar (2.18).
>> I've only ported `monitor_reload_file()` and
>> `monitor_resave_missing_file()` to use the new function for now, because
>> I needed something to test with.
>> The commits are here:
>> https://github.com/codebrainz/geany/commits/document-messages
>> And a screenshot is here:
>> https://github.com/codebrainz/misc/raw/master/screenshots/geany-document-message.png
>> Feedback is welcome.
> Didn't check the code or run a test, but based on screenshot looks
> useful. Is there a way to swith between current popup infobox and this
> slide?

Hi Frank,

It's not currently implemented, but assuming it's not too tough to add a 
(hidden?) preference, then it would be trivial to make this code do it.

Matthew Brush

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