31 May 2007 20:11 Subscribe

GTK status icon mess

While trying to add the ability to change the display brightness via the tray icon in gnome-power-manager, I just wanted to catch the corresponding mouse wheel events on a GtkStatusIcon. Seeing that this is not possible without ugly hacks or whole reimplementations is really bad. It would really be simple to add this feature or to export the underlying GtkWidget through the API so that one can catch he 'scroll-event' manually. Looking for the causes, found that. Why is working on GNOME or GTK sometimes so depressive…


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