GtkFileChooserWidget

GtkFileChooserWidget — A file chooser widget

Properties

gboolean search-mode Read / Write
gchar * subtitle Read

Types and Values

Object Hierarchy

    GObject
    ╰── GInitiallyUnowned
        ╰── GtkWidget
            ╰── GtkContainer
                ╰── GtkBox
                    ╰── GtkFileChooserWidget

Implemented Interfaces

GtkFileChooserWidget implements AtkImplementorIface, GtkBuildable, GtkOrientable, GtkFileChooser and GtkFileChooserEmbed.

Includes

#include <gtk/gtk.h>

Description

GtkFileChooserWidget is a widget for choosing files. It exposes the GtkFileChooser interface, and you should use the methods of this interface to interact with the widget.

CSS nodes

GtkFileChooserWidget has a single CSS node with name filechooser.

Functions

gtk_file_chooser_widget_new ()

GtkWidget *
gtk_file_chooser_widget_new (GtkFileChooserAction action);

Creates a new GtkFileChooserWidget. This is a file chooser widget that can be embedded in custom windows, and it is the same widget that is used by GtkFileChooserDialog.

Parameters

action

Open or save mode for the widget

 

Returns

a new GtkFileChooserWidget

Since: 2.4

Types and Values

struct GtkFileChooserWidget

struct GtkFileChooserWidget;

struct GtkFileChooserWidgetClass

struct GtkFileChooserWidgetClass {
  GtkBoxClass parent_class;
};

Members

Property Details

The “search-mode” property

  “search-mode”              gboolean

Search mode.

Flags: Read / Write

Default value: FALSE


The “subtitle” property

  “subtitle”                 gchar *

Subtitle.

Flags: Read

Default value: ""

Signal Details

The “desktop-folder” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::desktop-folder signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser show the user's Desktop folder in the file list.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + D.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “down-folder” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::down-folder signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser go to a child of the current folder in the file hierarchy. The subfolder that will be used is displayed in the path bar widget of the file chooser. For example, if the path bar is showing "/foo/bar/baz", with bar currently displayed, then this will cause the file chooser to switch to the "baz" subfolder.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + Down.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “home-folder” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::home-folder signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser show the user's home folder in the file list.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + Home.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “location-popup” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gchar                *path,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::location-popup signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser show a "Location" prompt which the user can use to manually type the name of the file he wishes to select.

The default bindings for this signal are Control + L with a path string of "" (the empty string). It is also bound to / with a path string of "/" (a slash): this lets you type / and immediately type a path name. On Unix systems, this is bound to ~ (tilde) with a path string of "~" itself for access to home directories.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

path

a string that gets put in the text entry for the file name

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “location-popup-on-paste” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::location-popup-on-paste signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser show a "Location" prompt when the user pastes into a GtkFileChooserWidget.

The default binding for this signal is Control + V.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “location-toggle-popup” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::location-toggle-popup signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to toggle the visibility of a "Location" prompt which the user can use to manually type the name of the file he wishes to select.

The default binding for this signal is Control + L.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “places-shortcut” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::places-shortcut signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to move the focus to the places sidebar.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + P.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “quick-bookmark” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gint                  bookmark_index,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::quick-bookmark signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser switch to the bookmark specified in the bookmark_index parameter. For example, if you have three bookmarks, you can pass 0, 1, 2 to this signal to switch to each of them, respectively.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + 1, Alt + 2, etc. until Alt + 0. Note that in the default binding, that Alt + 1 is actually defined to switch to the bookmark at index 0, and so on successively; Alt + 0 is defined to switch to the bookmark at index 10.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

bookmark_index

the number of the bookmark to switch to

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “recent-shortcut” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::recent-shortcut signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser show the Recent location.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + R.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “search-shortcut” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::search-shortcut signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser show the search entry.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + S.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “show-hidden” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::show-hidden signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser display hidden files.

The default binding for this signal is Control + H.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action


The “up-folder” signal

void
user_function (GtkFileChooserWidget *widget,
               gpointer              user_data)

The ::up-folder signal is a keybinding signal which gets emitted when the user asks for it.

This is used to make the file chooser go to the parent of the current folder in the file hierarchy.

The default binding for this signal is Alt + Up.

Parameters

widget

the object which received the signal

 

user_data

user data set when the signal handler was connected.

 

Flags: Action