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Problems improving GUI with gtkdialog
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PostPosted: Fri 11 Jan 2013, 01:29    Post subject:  Problems improving GUI with gtkdialog
Subject description: Gtkdialog CD/DVD Burning Software. Seeking solutions/ideas to solve problems and/or improve the GUI.

Hi people!!

I'm developing a CD/DVD bash burning program with "not-common" features.

I have a big progress with it, but i need some help to solve some "problems" to solve with my gtkdialog GUI.

First, a screenshot:

Expanding burn panel:

The program include a lightweight built-in browser. And it have a minimal toolbar that allows add files, folders.. etc.

(To add files/folders, i use the "fileselect function" for it's advantages on file filters etc.. )

(First Way)

One of my currently limitations with it, is that i can't use the "Multiple Selection" to add various files on one hand, because the widget cannot export all selected file paths.

:: If someone knows how to implement this...

or (Second way)
So, i test another way to add files (less usefull that the multiple selection), but for me it's "ok". The idea is:
Launch constantly a chooser gui when the "add file button" is pressed for the user, until he press the Cancel/Abort button. So, in this way, the user avoids to push the "add button" for every file who wants to add.

It consist on external choser dialog allowed in a file.

<vbox space-expand="true" space-fill="true">
   <chooser space-expand="true" space-fill="true">
         <label>Add file to project</label>
      <button cancel></button>

On the main GUI, the "Add file" button, execute the next function:

until [ "$EXIT" = "Cancel" -o "$EXIT" = "Abort" ]
        gtkdialog --center --file "$HOME/choser_gui.file"

Executing the current code, the program works fine only for the "Add button" (it shows the choser gui constantly for every pressed-add_button). But, when i push the "exit", it doesn't stop. So, the "exit" and "add" buttons works equal.

:: I need some help to solve this way.

If someone have a best idea how to implement this, it will be very usefull for me!


PD: Sorry for my english, i speak spanish. Long Life Gtkdialog!
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