GTK Display Time in Glade Application

GTK display time in window using GTK+3, Glade and GLib functions. This tutorial shows how to write a GTK+ 3 application that displays the current time in a window. The application code is written in the C programming language. Glade is used to lay out the window and widgets. Below is an image that shows … Continue reading GTK Display Time in Glade Application

GTK+ Find Selected Radio Button

Find selected radio button in a group of GTK+ 3 Glade radio buttons using the C programming language. The previous two blog posts showed how to group radio buttons in Glade and how to program radio buttons in C code. This article follows on showing how to read the states of the radio buttons and … Continue reading GTK+ Find Selected Radio Button

GTK+ 3 Glade Radio Buttons C Code

GTK+ 3 Glade radio buttons C code that demonstrates how to use radio buttons in a Glade GTK project. The tutorial in the previous blog post showed how to group radio buttons in Glade, but did not show how to use the radio buttons in a program. This tutorial shows how to use the radio … Continue reading GTK+ 3 Glade Radio Buttons C Code

Group Radio Buttons in Glade

How to group radio buttons in Glade so that they act as a unit. Clicking one radio button selects it and clears all other radio buttons in the group. This tutorial shows how to group radio buttons in Glade user interface designer without any code to operate the buttons. This allows the window to be … Continue reading Group Radio Buttons in Glade

GTK Glade Get Pointers to Widgets

How to get pointers to widgets in a GTK Glade C program without using global variables. Use a local structure to pass widget pointers to a callback function. Pass user data and widget pointers to callback. GTK Glade Pointers to Widgets Example Program and Tutorial This Glade GTK+ 3 C programming tutorial shows how to … Continue reading GTK Glade Get Pointers to Widgets

Get Widget Pointer in Callback Function GTK Glade

How to get widget pointer in callback function of Glade GTK C program. Pass a pointer to a single widget to a callback function via the gpointer user_data parameter of the callback function. How to Get Widget Pointer in Callback Function In a previous post global variables were used to get pointers to text label … Continue reading Get Widget Pointer in Callback Function GTK Glade

Compiling GLib C Programs

GLib is a utility library required by GTK+, but which can also be used independently in non-GUI applications. This article shows how to compile C programs that use GLib in Linux. It also shows how to install the correct documentation for the version of GLib installed on the system and how to find the version … Continue reading Compiling GLib C Programs

Glade Packing Tutorial

Learn how to use the Glade box container to pack widgets into a window in this Glade packing tutorial. Use widget packing instead of a fixed grid. Glade Fixed Grid Window vs. Glade Packing Window The images below show a comparison between two windows. One of the windows was created using a fixed grid, and … Continue reading Glade Packing Tutorial

GTK+ 3 Reference Manual in Devhelp Viewer

The GTK+ 3 Reference Manual can be viewed locally on a Linux computer in a program called Devhelp. When developing GTK+ 3 applications a local copy of the documentation can be very helpful. A previous article explained how to get on-line and off-line help for GTK+ using a web browser. Devhelp is an alternative application … Continue reading GTK+ 3 Reference Manual in Devhelp Viewer

GTK 3 C Code Hello World Tutorial using Glade 3

In this easy tutorial for beginners, a simple “Hello World” program is created using GTK+ 3 and programmed in the C programming language. Glade 3 is used to create the GUI window, button and text label in this GTK 3 C code hello world tutorial. The image below shows the windowed Hello World application made … Continue reading GTK 3 C Code Hello World Tutorial using Glade 3