Declaration [src]

gtk_widget_create_pango_layout (
  GtkWidget* widget,
  const char* text

Description [src]

Creates a new PangoLayout with the appropriate font map, font description, and base direction for drawing text for this widget.

If you keep a PangoLayout created in this way around, you need to re-create it when the widget PangoContext is replaced. This can be tracked by listening to changes of the GtkWidget:root property on the widget.


text const char*

Text to set on the layout.

 The argument can be NULL.
 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
 The string is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.

Return value

Returns: PangoLayout

The new PangoLayout

 The caller of the method takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.