Window overlay the xfce4-panel?

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sat Dec 15 10:36:26 CET 2007

Hi Andre,

2007/12/11, Andre Ellguth <ellguth at>:
> Hi all,
> has anybody a idea how to overlay a GTK window over the xfce4-panel which was
> created in my xfce plugin?
> I think I must do this with the GTK funktion gtk_window_set_transient_for ().
> But how can I access the panel window in my plugin?
> I mean the window of the xfce4-panel where I have started my own plugin?

You could try gtk_widget_get_toplevel (GTK_WIDGET (plugin)). It may be
that this only works properly for internal plugins though.

Why would you want a window to cover the panel?


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