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Menu Hints

As the user moves over your application menus, a short description of each menu item should appear in the statusbar. Gnome makes this very easy; just call the gnome_app_install_menu_hints() (Figure 11) after you create your menus and statusbar. The GnomeUIInfo struct passed to this function must have its widget fields filled in by one of the menu-creation functions, and the GnomeApp must have a GnomeAppBar or GtkStatusbar in its statusbar slot.

#include <libgnomeui/gnome-app-helper.h>

void gnome_app_install_menu_hints(GnomeApp* app, GnomeUIInfo* uiinfo);

Figure 11. Installing Menu Hints

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