Grid

A button widget connected to a progress bar, inside of a grid which handles the layout.

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#!/usr/bin/gjs

imports.gi.versions.Gtk = '3.0';

const Gio = imports.gi.Gio;
const GLib = imports.gi.GLib;
const Gtk = imports.gi.Gtk;

class GridExample {

    /* Create the application itself
       This boilerplate code is needed to build any GTK+ application. */
    constructor() {
        this.application = new Gtk.Application ({
            application_id: 'org.example.jsgrid',
            flags: Gio.ApplicationFlags.FLAGS_NONE
        });

        // Connect 'activate' and 'startup' signals to the callback functions
        this.application.connect('activate', this._onActivate.bind(this));
        this.application.connect('startup', this._onStartup.bind(this));
    }

    // Callback function for 'activate' signal presents windows when active
    _onActivate() {
        this._window.present();
    }

    // Callback function for 'startup' signal initializes menus and builds the UI
    _onStartup() {
        this._buildUI();
    }

    // Build the application's UI
    _buildUI() {

        // Create the application window
            this._window = new Gtk.ApplicationWindow  ({ application: this.application,
                                                         window_position: Gtk.WindowPosition.CENTER,
                                                         title: "Grid Example"});

        // Create the grid
        this.Grid = new Gtk.Grid ();

        // Create the widgets inside the grid
        this.progressBar = new Gtk.ProgressBar ();
        this.Button = new Gtk.Button ({ label: "Button" });
        this.Button.connect ("clicked", this._clickHandler.bind(this));

        // Assemble the grid
        this._window.add (this.Grid);
        this.Grid.attach (this.Button, 1, 1, 1, 1);
        this.Grid.attach_next_to (this.progressBar, this.Button, Gtk.PositionType.BOTTOM, 1, 1);

                // Show the window and all child widgets
                this._window.show_all();
    }

    // Here's the function that says what happens when the button is clicked
    _clickHandler() {
        this.progressBar.pulse ();
    }


};

// Run the application
let app = new GridExample ();
app.application.run (ARGV);

In this sample we used the following: