Object Hierarchy:

Object hierarchy for SeparatorMenuItem


public class SeparatorMenuItem : MenuItem, Implementor, Actionable, Activatable, Buildable

The SeparatorMenuItem is a separator used to group items within a menu.

It displays a horizontal line with a shadow to make it appear sunken into the interface.

CSS nodes

GtkSeparatorMenuItem has a single CSS node with name separator.

Example: SeparatorMenuItem:

public class Application : Gtk.Window {
public Application () {
// Prepare Gtk.Window:
this.title = "My Gtk.SeparatorMenuItem";
this.window_position = Gtk.WindowPosition.CENTER;
this.destroy.connect (Gtk.main_quit);

// MenuBar:
Gtk.MenuBar bar = new Gtk.MenuBar ();
this.add (bar);

// File:
Gtk.MenuItem item_file = new Gtk.MenuItem.with_label ("File");
bar.add (item_file);

Gtk.Menu filemenu = new Gtk.Menu ();
item_file.set_submenu (filemenu);

Gtk.MenuItem item_open = new Gtk.MenuItem.with_label ("Open");
filemenu.add (item_open);

Gtk.SeparatorMenuItem separator = new Gtk.SeparatorMenuItem ();
filemenu.add (separator);

Gtk.MenuItem item_exit = new Gtk.MenuItem.with_label ("Exit");
item_exit.activate.connect (Gtk.main_quit);
filemenu.add (item_exit);

public static int main (string[] args) {
Gtk.init (ref args);

Application app = new Application ();
app.show_all ();
Gtk.main ();
return 0;

valac --pkg gtk+-3.0 Gtk.SeparatorMenuItem.vala

Namespace: Gtk
Package: gtk+-3.0


Creation methods:

Inherited Members:

All known members inherited from class Gtk.Bin
All known members inherited from class Gtk.Widget
All known members inherited from interface Atk.Implementor