You have learned, by now, almost everything this book has to teach you. However, there are a number of widgets that did not quite fit into previous chapters. Therefore, this chapter will cover those widgets.
The first two widgets are used for drawing and are named
GtkLayout. These two widgets are very similar except the
GtkLayout widget allows you to embed arbitrary widgets into it in addition to using functions for drawing.
In addition, you will learn about
GtkEntry widgets that support automatic completion and calendars. Lastly, you will be introduced to widgets that were added in GTK+ 2.10 including status icons, printing support, and recent file managers.
In this chapter, you will learn ...