Types and Values
GObject ╰── GInitiallyUnowned ╰── GtkWidget ╰── GtkContainer ╰── GtkBox ╰── GtkHBox
GtkHBox is a container that organizes child widgets into a single row.
All children are allocated the same height.
GtkHBox has been deprecated. You can use GtkBox instead, which is a
very quick and easy change. If you have derived your own classes from
GtkHBox, you can simply change the inheritance to derive directly
from GtkBox. No further changes are needed, since the default
value of the “orientation” property is
If you don’t need first-child or last-child styling, and want your code
to be future-proof, the recommendation is to switch to GtkGrid instead
of nested boxes. For more information about migrating to GtkGrid,
see Migrating from other containers to GtkGrid.
gtk_hbox_new has been deprecated since version 3.2 and should not be used in newly-written code.
You can use
which is a quick and easy change. But the recommendation is to switch to
GtkGrid, since GtkBox is going to go away eventually.
See Migrating from other containers to GtkGrid.
Creates a new GtkHBox.
the number of pixels to place by default between children.
a new GtkHBox.