pub trait PixbufAnimationImpl: ObjectImpl {
    // Provided methods
    fn is_static_image(&self) -> bool { ... }
    fn static_image(&self) -> Option<Pixbuf> { ... }
    fn size(&self) -> (i32, i32) { ... }
    fn iter(&self, start_time: SystemTime) -> PixbufAnimationIter { ... }

Provided Methods§


fn is_static_image(&self) -> bool

Checks whether the animation is a static image.

If you load a file with gdk_pixbuf_animation_new_from_file() and it turns out to be a plain, unanimated image, then this function will return TRUE. Use gdk_pixbuf_animation_get_static_image() to retrieve the image.


TRUE if the “animation” was really just an image


fn static_image(&self) -> Option<Pixbuf>

Retrieves a static image for the animation.

If an animation is really just a plain image (has only one frame), this function returns that image.

If the animation is an animation, this function returns a reasonable image to use as a static unanimated image, which might be the first frame, or something more sophisticated depending on the file format.

If an animation hasn’t loaded any frames yet, this function will return NULL.


unanimated image representing the animation


fn size(&self) -> (i32, i32)

fills @width and @height with the frame size of the animation.


fn iter(&self, start_time: SystemTime) -> PixbufAnimationIter

Get an iterator for displaying an animation.

The iterator provides the frames that should be displayed at a given time.

@start_time would normally come from g_get_current_time(), and marks the beginning of animation playback. After creating an iterator, you should immediately display the pixbuf returned by gdk_pixbuf_animation_iter_get_pixbuf(). Then, you should install a timeout (with g_timeout_add()) or by some other mechanism ensure that you’ll update the image after gdk_pixbuf_animation_iter_get_delay_time() milliseconds. Each time the image is updated, you should reinstall the timeout with the new, possibly-changed delay time.

As a shortcut, if @start_time is NULL, the result of g_get_current_time() will be used automatically.

To update the image (i.e. possibly change the result of gdk_pixbuf_animation_iter_get_pixbuf() to a new frame of the animation), call gdk_pixbuf_animation_iter_advance().

If you’re using #GdkPixbufLoader, in addition to updating the image after the delay time, you should also update it whenever you receive the area_updated signal and gdk_pixbuf_animation_iter_on_currently_loading_frame() returns TRUE. In this case, the frame currently being fed into the loader has received new data, so needs to be refreshed. The delay time for a frame may also be modified after an area_updated signal, for example if the delay time for a frame is encoded in the data after the frame itself. So your timeout should be reinstalled after any area_updated signal.

A delay time of -1 is possible, indicating “infinite”.


time when the animation starts playing


an iterator to move over the animation

Object Safety§

This trait is not object safe.