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GtkToggleToolButton — A GtkToolItem containing a toggle button

Object Hierarchy


Implemented Interfaces

GtkToggleToolButton implements GtkActivatable, AtkImplementorIface and GtkBuildable.


  "active"                   gboolean              : Read / Write


  "toggled"                                        : Run First


A GtkToggleToolButton is a GtkToolItem that contains a toggle button.

Use gtk_toggle_tool_button_new() to create a new GtkToggleToolButton. Use gtk_toggle_tool_button_new_from_stock() to create a new GtkToggleToolButton containing a stock item.



typedef struct _GtkToggleToolButton GtkToggleToolButton;

The GtkToggleToolButton struct contains only private data and should only be accessed through the functions described below.

gtk_toggle_tool_button_new ()

GtkToolItem *       gtk_toggle_tool_button_new          (void);

Returns a new GtkToggleToolButton

Returns :

a newly created GtkToggleToolButton

Since 2.4

gtk_toggle_tool_button_new_from_stock ()

GtkToolItem *       gtk_toggle_tool_button_new_from_stock
                                                        (const gchar *stock_id);

Creates a new GtkToggleToolButton containing the image and text from a stock item. Some stock ids have preprocessor macros like GTK_STOCK_OK and GTK_STOCK_APPLY.

It is an error if stock_id is not a name of a stock item.

stock_id :

the name of the stock item

Returns :

A new GtkToggleToolButton

Since 2.4

gtk_toggle_tool_button_set_active ()

void                gtk_toggle_tool_button_set_active   (GtkToggleToolButton *button,
                                                         gboolean is_active);

Sets the status of the toggle tool button. Set to TRUE if you want the GtkToggleButton to be 'pressed in', and FALSE to raise it. This action causes the toggled signal to be emitted.

button :

a GtkToggleToolButton

is_active :

whether button should be active

Since 2.4

gtk_toggle_tool_button_get_active ()

gboolean            gtk_toggle_tool_button_get_active   (GtkToggleToolButton *button);

Queries a GtkToggleToolButton and returns its current state. Returns TRUE if the toggle button is pressed in and FALSE if it is raised.

button :

a GtkToggleToolButton

Returns :

TRUE if the toggle tool button is pressed in, FALSE if not

Since 2.4

Property Details

The "active" property

  "active"                   gboolean              : Read / Write

If the toggle tool button should be pressed in or not.

Default value: FALSE

Since 2.8

Signal Details

The "toggled" signal

void                user_function                      (GtkToggleToolButton *toggle_tool_button,
                                                        gpointer             user_data)               : Run First

Emitted whenever the toggle tool button changes state.

toggle_tool_button :

the object that emitted the signal

user_data :

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

See Also

GtkToolbar, GtkToolButton, GtkSeparatorToolItem

The toolbar widget

The parent class of GtkToggleToolButton. The properties "label_widget", "label", "icon_widget", and "stock_id" on GtkToolButton determine the label and icon used on GtkToggleToolButtons.

A subclass of GtkToolItem that separates groups of items on a toolbar.