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Re: Parent receiving child's button press event




the child should have its own handler, and that handler should return TRUE. this wil stop propagation up the widget tree.

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 8:02 PM, Jim Heald <jhdoubleoseven@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello,

I have a grid set up where some event boxes are attached. Each eventbox (which we'll call a column) contains a box with children (which we'll call tiles) that are also eventboxes. 

What I want is for right clicking a tile to produce one menu (Edit/Delete) whereas right clicking an empty space produces another (which would be Add). I set this up and connected the signals, but when I right click a tile it produces both the Add menu and the Edit/Delete menu.

Therefore, my problem is that right clicking a tile also sends the button-press signal to the column. 

My question is what would be the best way to filter these events to ensure the parent isn't receiving its childrens' events? I.e. how can I either prevent the parent from receiving a signal from the child or possibly in the handler for a column make sure there's no tile at the coordinates of the click event?

Thanks!

Jim

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