Cannot introspect GtkTextView contents

Bug #1194371 reported by Martin Pitt on 2013-06-25
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
autopilot-gtk
Medium
Martin Pitt
autopilot-gtk (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

While writing unit tests for autopilot-gtk, I noticed that there is no way to get to the contents of a GtkTextView widget. This uses a GtkTextBuffer object for storing the contents, which can usually be accessed through the "buffer" property. But as that isn't a simple type, "buffer" doesn't exist in ap-gtk. GtkTextBuffer itself is not a widget, so it doesn't appear as a child either. Supposedly this needs some custom code in the plugin to export the text buffer contents as a synthetic string property, preferably "buffer" itself.

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Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2013-06-25
Changed in autopilot-gtk:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2013-06-27
Changed in autopilot-gtk:
status: Triaged → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
PS Jenkins bot (ps-jenkins) wrote :

Fix committed into lp:autopilot-gtk at revision 51, scheduled for release in autopilot-gtk, milestone Unknown

Changed in autopilot-gtk:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package autopilot-gtk - 1.3+13.10.20130628-0ubuntu1

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autopilot-gtk (1.3+13.10.20130628-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low

  [ Martin Pitt ]
  * Handle enum and flags properties. (LP: #1193342). (LP: #1193342)
  * Expose GtkBuilder widget identifiers as "BuilderName" property. (LP:
    #1082391). (LP: #1082391)
  * This fixes the two test failures on raring which Francis saw in
    https://code.launchpad.net/~pitti/autopilot-gtk/add-
    tests/+merge/171036/comments/382574 I also sneaked in an unrelated,
    but trivial change for dropping a leftover debugging statement, in
    the interest of saving human reviewer and builder resources.
  * Support GtkTextBuffer properties, to introspect GtkTextView
    contents. (LP: #1194371)

  [ Ubuntu daily release ]
  * Automatic snapshot from revision 51
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:01:10 +0000

Changed in autopilot-gtk (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2013-06-28
Changed in autopilot-gtk:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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