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Re: Undeprecate GtkAlignment ?




Hi;

On 2 June 2015 at 12:06, salsaman <salsaman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yeah, I second that ! It's a very useful widget, it should be retained or
> replaced with something similar.

It's replaced with "something similar": the alignment and expansion
properties on GtkWidget.

Instead of requiring a specific container, you can use the alignment
on any widget and any container.

Ciao,
 Emmanuele.

> On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Pierre Wieser <pwieser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I am the maintainer of Nautilus-Actions, currently working to getting
>> rid of Gtk2 scories, porting to last Gtk3 features, and extending to
>> other file managers.
>>
>> After having migrated my laptop to last Fedora 22, I notice that the
>> GtkAlignment widget has been deprecated (since Gtk 3.14 according to
>> the doc).
>>
>> Rightly or not, I do a heavy use of GtkAlignment as it provides in
>> Glade some sort of transparent container, where I am able to later
>> add any widget from the code.
>> Setting align and margin properties in each candidate child make my
>> code heavier and less agile. Intuitively, I am going to try to
>> factorize these alignment properties, thus recreating a GtkAlignment-
>> like bunch of functions.
>>
>> This appears to me as unneeded work, without any added value :(
>>
>> Would it be possible to envisage undeprecation of GtkAlignment widget ?
>>
>> Regards
>> Pierre
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