#[repr(transparent)]
pub struct SpinButton { /* private fields */ }
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A SpinButton is an ideal way to allow the user to set the value of some attribute. Rather than having to directly type a number into a Entry, GtkSpinButton allows the user to click on one of two arrows to increment or decrement the displayed value. A value can still be typed in, with the bonus that it can be checked to ensure it is in a given range.

The main properties of a GtkSpinButton are through an adjustment. See the Adjustment section for more details about an adjustment’s properties. Note that GtkSpinButton will by default make its entry large enough to accomodate the lower and upper bounds of the adjustment, which can lead to surprising results. Best practice is to set both the property::Entry::width-chars and property::Entry::max-width-chars poperties to the desired number of characters to display in the entry.

CSS nodes

⚠️ The following code is in plain ⚠️

spinbutton.horizontal
├── undershoot.left
├── undershoot.right
├── entry
│   ╰── ...
├── button.down
╰── button.up

⚠️ The following code is in plain ⚠️

spinbutton.vertical
├── undershoot.left
├── undershoot.right
├── button.up
├── entry
│   ╰── ...
╰── button.down

GtkSpinButtons main CSS node has the name spinbutton. It creates subnodes for the entry and the two buttons, with these names. The button nodes have the style classes .up and .down. The GtkEntry subnodes (if present) are put below the entry node. The orientation of the spin button is reflected in the .vertical or .horizontal style class on the main node.

Using a GtkSpinButton to get an integer

⚠️ The following code is in C ⚠️

// Provides a function to retrieve an integer value from a GtkSpinButton
// and creates a spin button to model percentage values.

gint
grab_int_value (GtkSpinButton *button,
                gpointer       user_data)
{
  return gtk_spin_button_get_value_as_int (button);
}

void
create_integer_spin_button (void)
{

  GtkWidget *window, *button;
  GtkAdjustment *adjustment;

  adjustment = gtk_adjustment_new (50.0, 0.0, 100.0, 1.0, 5.0, 0.0);

  window = gtk_window_new (GTK_WINDOW_TOPLEVEL);
  gtk_container_set_border_width (GTK_CONTAINER (window), 5);

  // creates the spinbutton, with no decimal places
  button = gtk_spin_button_new (adjustment, 1.0, 0);
  gtk_container_add (GTK_CONTAINER (window), button);

  gtk_widget_show_all (window);
}

Using a GtkSpinButton to get a floating point value

⚠️ The following code is in C ⚠️

// Provides a function to retrieve a floating point value from a
// GtkSpinButton, and creates a high precision spin button.

gfloat
grab_float_value (GtkSpinButton *button,
                  gpointer       user_data)
{
  return gtk_spin_button_get_value (button);
}

void
create_floating_spin_button (void)
{
  GtkWidget *window, *button;
  GtkAdjustment *adjustment;

  adjustment = gtk_adjustment_new (2.500, 0.0, 5.0, 0.001, 0.1, 0.0);

  window = gtk_window_new (GTK_WINDOW_TOPLEVEL);
  gtk_container_set_border_width (GTK_CONTAINER (window), 5);

  // creates the spinbutton, with three decimal places
  button = gtk_spin_button_new (adjustment, 0.001, 3);
  gtk_container_add (GTK_CONTAINER (window), button);

  gtk_widget_show_all (window);
}

Implements

SpinButtonExt, EntryExt, WidgetExt, glib::ObjectExt, BuildableExt, CellEditableExt, EditableExt, OrientableExt, SpinButtonSignals, EntryExtManual, WidgetExtManual, BuildableExtManual, EditableSignals

Implementations

Creates a new SpinButton.

adjustment

the Adjustment object that this spin button should use, or None

climb_rate

specifies by how much the rate of change in the value will accelerate if you continue to hold down an up/down button or arrow key

digits

the number of decimal places to display

Returns

The new spin button as a Widget

This is a convenience constructor that allows creation of a numeric SpinButton without manually creating an adjustment. The value is initially set to the minimum value and a page increment of 10 * step is the default. The precision of the spin button is equivalent to the precision of step.

Note that the way in which the precision is derived works best if step is a power of ten. If the resulting precision is not suitable for your needs, use SpinButtonExt::set_digits() to correct it.

min

Minimum allowable value

max

Maximum allowable value

step

Increment added or subtracted by spinning the widget

Returns

The new spin button as a Widget

Creates a new builder-pattern struct instance to construct SpinButton objects.

This method returns an instance of SpinButtonBuilder which can be used to create SpinButton objects.

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