Method

GtkComboBoxTextget_active_text

Declaration [src]

char*
gtk_combo_box_text_get_active_text (
  GtkComboBoxText* combo_box
)

Description [src]

Returns the currently active string in combo_box.

If no row is currently selected, NULL is returned. If combo_box contains an entry, this function will return its contents (which will not necessarily be an item from the list).

Return value

Returns: char*
 

A newly allocated string containing the currently active text. Must be freed with g_free().

 The caller of the method takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
 The return value can be NULL.
 The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.