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Object hierarchy for WidgetPaintable


[ CCode ( type_id = "gtk_widget_paintable_get_type ()" ) ]
public class WidgetPaintable : Object, Paintable

`GtkWidgetPaintable` is a `GdkPaintable` that displays the contents of a widget.

`GtkWidgetPaintable` will also take care of the widget not being in a state where it can be drawn (like when it isn't shown) and just draw nothing or where it does not have a size (like when it is hidden) and report no size in that case.

Of course, `GtkWidgetPaintable` allows you to monitor widgets for size changes by emitting the [signal@Gdk.Paintable: GtkWidgetPaintable:invalidate-size] signal whenever the size of the widget changes as well as for visual changes by emitting the [ signal@Gdk.Paintable:GtkWidgetPaintable:invalidate-contentss] signal whenever the widget changes.

You can use a `GtkWidgetPaintable` everywhere a `GdkPaintable` is allowed, including using it on a `GtkPicture` (or one of its parents) that it was set on itself via set_paintable. The paintable will take care of recursion when this happens. If you do this however, ensure that the [property@Gtk.Picture:can-shrink] property is set to true or you might end up with an infinitely growing widget.

Namespace: Gtk
Package: gtk4



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