The GNOME Panel Libraries

Jacob Berkman

George Lebl

Table of Contents
The Art of Applet Writing
The Hello World of Applets
The .gnorba and .desktop Files
The Applet's Context Menu
Advanced Menu Stuff
Stock Icons
Session Saving
Panel Orientation
Panel Size
Rebinding Events
Multiple Applet Support
Shared Library Applets
Building the Applets
I. GNOME Panel Applet Library
AppletWidget -- Construction and Initialization of the AppletWidget
Panel Interaction -- Functions to interact with the panel
Context Menu -- Functions for adding and remove items from the applet's context menu.
Miscellaneous -- Other miscellaneous functions
II. GNOME Status Docklet Library
StatusDocklet -- Simple way to embed a small window in the panel