[mythtv] How do I use the UIManagedTreeListType widget?

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Wed Aug 4 16:10:54 EDT 2004

On Wednesday 04 August 2004 03:42 pm, thor wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 August 2004 13:06, Morten wrote:
> > Hi all!
> >
> > I'm trying to experiment a bit with the UIManagedTreeListType widget, but
> > can't get it to work. :-(
> >
> > Does anybody have a clue on how to use it, or at least tell me where to
> > find the DOCUMENTATION (not much in the source code)?!
> 	Two ways to answer this.
> 	1) You build the tree you want out of GenericTree objects, and pass that
> to the UIManagedTreeListType.
> 	2) Don't. Part of Isaac's motivation for the new UI stuff is that the
> UIManagedTreeList thing is not very well designed or implemented (obvioudly
> written by a complete idiot).
> 	If you want to learn how to build dialogs and widgets that will work with
> Myth going forward, then check out the latest mythui cvs stuff.

Right - The 'UIManagedTreeList' is going to go away, to be replaced with a 
more flexible drawing version of the UIListTreeType / UIListBtnType.  Should 
look/act the same, but consolidate all lists/trees to a single widget type.

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