[pygtk] GDK bindings?
Sat, 2 Sep 2000 11:30:29 +0800 (WST)
On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> Yesterday I was playing with PyGTK again. Since I was doing some
> formatting of fonts on the canvas, eventually I was interested in
> getting information about the font dimensions and such.
> Unfortunately, much (most?) of GDK does not appear to be exposed to
> Python, which was a problem when I wanted to use gdk_string_extends().
> Is there any work on these bindings, or what are my prospects here?
If you have a GdkFont object, use its extents(str) method, which returns
the tuple (lbearing,rbearing,width,ascent,descent).