Declaration [src]

gtk_builder_add_from_string (
  GtkBuilder* builder,
  const gchar* buffer,
  gsize length,
  GError** error

Description [src]

Parses a string containing a [GtkBuilder UI definition][BUILDER-UI] and merges it with the current contents of builder.

Most users will probably want to use gtk_builder_new_from_string().

Upon errors 0 will be returned and error will be assigned a GError from the #GTK_BUILDER_ERROR, #G_MARKUP_ERROR or


It’s not really reasonable to attempt to handle failures of this call. The only reasonable thing to do when an error is detected is to call g_error().

Available since:2.12


buffer const gchar*

The string to parse.

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

The length of buffer (may be -1 if buffer is nul-terminated)

error GError **
  The return location for a GError*, or NULL.

Return value

Returns: guint

A positive value on success, 0 if an error occurred.