writing a gtkwidget for pidgin

arun kumar arunkumar0107 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 00:01:50 EST 2009

yup i saw few plugins ....but was not able to make out what the
contents  inside the get_config_frame() mean......and thats why i
asked is there any tutorial on how to write such
widgets?..........Actually  i want to create a widget which is
something similar to one in text replacement(spellcheck.c) plugin of

any help?


On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:54 PM, Etan Reisner
<pidgin at unreliablesource.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 08:38:23PM -0800, arun kumar wrote:
>> hi ,
>>           can anyone tell me  how to write a gtkwidget for pidgin (
>> for ex get_config_frame(PurplePlugin *plugin) )
>>          any tutorials for this?......
> The get_config_frame PidginPluginUiInfo function needs to return a
> GtkWidget which can be packed inside a GtkDialog. What this GtkWidget
> does, what it contains, etc. is entirely up to you.
> There are a number of plugins that ship with pidgin which have
> get_config_frame functions, any of which you can look at to see what they
> do.
>> cheers,
>> arun
>    -Etan

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