Declaration [src]

const char*
gtk_entry_get_placeholder_text (
  GtkEntry* entry

Description [src]

Retrieves the text that will be displayed when entry is empty and unfocused.

Return value

Type: const char*

A pointer to the placeholder text as a string. This string points to internally allocated storage in the widget and must not be freed, modified or stored. If no placeholder text has been set, NULL will be returned.

The returned data is owned by the instance.
The return value can be NULL.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.