Method

GtkWidgetactivate_action

Declaration [src]

gboolean
gtk_widget_activate_action (
  GtkWidget* widget,
  const char* name,
  const char* format_string,
  ...
)

Description [src]

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

This is a wrapper around gtk_widget_activate_action_variant() that constructs the args variant according to format_string.

This method is not directly available to language bindings.
The implementation of this method is provided by gtk_widget_activate_action_variant() 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.
format_string

Type: const char*

GVariant format string for arguments or NULL for no arguments.

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

Type: 

Arguments, as given by format string.

Return value

Type: gboolean

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