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Re: Parent receiving child's button press event




Thank you so much! It's literally these return True things that keep throwing me off.

Do you have a suggestion of somewhere I can read about all of these conventions? I also discovered my custom quit function needed to return True if I wanted to abort the window being destroyed and it's making me realize I need to gain a deeper understanding of the GObject system.

Thanks again!

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 5:05 PM, Paul Davis <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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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