gtk.DrawingArea + Cairo

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpg at
Wed Apr 18 07:59:05 EDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-04-18 at 08:49 -0300, Rafael Barbolo Lopes wrote:
> Hi, I was wondering if it is possible to receive signal events when
> mouse moves over a cairo painting inside a gtk.DrawingArea.
> I am trying to develop a grid widget. So the grid background is a
> gtk.DrawingArea and the grid's lines are cairo lines. 
> I am trying to create an event that permits  me to  receive a signal
> when the mouse is over the lines.

Nope, there is no way with just gtk. You probably want to use a canvas
for this. What we are using in sugar is:

Unfortunately there is no documentation about it yet.


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