Method

GtkWidgetactivate_action_variant

Declaration [src]

gboolean
gtk_widget_activate_action_variant (
  GtkWidget* widget,
  const char* name,
  GVariant* args
)

Description [src]

Looks up the action in the action groups associated with widget and its ancestors, and activates it.

If the action is in an action group added with gtk_widget_insert_action_group(), the name is expected to be prefixed with the prefix that was used when the group was inserted.

The arguments must match the actions expected parameter type, as returned by g_action_get_parameter_type().

This method is renamed to gtk_widget_activate_action() in language bindings

Parameters

name

Type: const char*

The name of the action to activate.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
args

Type: GVariant

Parameters to use.

The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Return value

Type: gboolean

TRUE if the action was activated, FALSE if the action does not exist.