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Bug 161483 - Gtk-combo-box-entry missing a history feature
Gtk-combo-box-entry missing a history feature
Product: gtk+
Classification: Platform
Component: Widget: GtkComboBox
Other All
: Normal enhancement
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Assigned To: gtk-bugs
Depends on:
Blocks: 573670
Reported: 2004-12-16 21:01 UTC by Dennis Cranston
Modified: 2018-05-02 14:05 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Dennis Cranston 2004-12-16 21:01:54 UTC
The gnome-entry widget has be deprecated in libgnomeui.  It has been recommended
that a gtk-combo-box-entry be used in its place.  The problem with this
recommendation is that the history feature of the gnome-entry widget is not
available in the gtk-combo-box-entry. As a result, applications such as the
panel and gnome-search-tool are using the deprecated widget.  There needs to be
some way to store and recall the previous values typed into a gtk-combo-box-entry.
Comment 1 Dennis Cranston 2006-11-21 01:53:58 UTC
Gedit replaced their use of gnome-entry with a custom widget called gedit-history-entry.  Maybe this custom widget could be integrated into gtk+?  The code is in gedit/gedit/gedit-history-entry.[ch] in CVS HEAD.
Comment 2 Javier Jardón (IRC: jjardon) 2010-01-07 19:29:57 UTC
One problem is that gedit-history-entry.c depends on gconf:

<jjardon> mclasen, maybe the code should be rewritten to save to XML or a GKeyFile in ~/.config ?
<mclasen> jjardon: or just punt to the application...
Comment 3 GNOME Infrastructure Team 2018-05-02 14:05:12 UTC
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