/GTK 4.0


GtkFontChooserWidget — A widget for selecting fonts


GAction * tweak-action Read

Types and Values

Object Hierarchy

    ╰── GInitiallyUnowned
        ╰── GtkWidget
            ╰── GtkFontChooserWidget

Implemented Interfaces

GtkFontChooserWidget implements GtkAccessible, GtkBuildable, GtkConstraintTarget and GtkFontChooser.


#include <gtk/gtk.h>


The GtkFontChooserWidget widget lists the available fonts, styles and sizes, allowing the user to select a font. It is used in the GtkFontChooserDialog widget to provide a dialog box for selecting fonts.

To set the font which is initially selected, use gtk_font_chooser_set_font() or gtk_font_chooser_set_font_desc().

To get the selected font use gtk_font_chooser_get_font() or gtk_font_chooser_get_font_desc().

To change the text which is shown in the preview area, use gtk_font_chooser_set_preview_text().

CSS nodes

GtkFontChooserWidget has a single CSS node with name fontchooser.


gtk_font_chooser_widget_new ()

GtkWidget *
gtk_font_chooser_widget_new (void);

Creates a new GtkFontChooserWidget.


a new GtkFontChooserWidget

Types and Values


typedef struct _GtkFontChooserWidget GtkFontChooserWidget;

Property Details

The “tweak-action” property

  “tweak-action”             GAction *

A toggle action that can be used to switch to the tweak page of the font chooser widget, which lets the user tweak the OpenType features and variation axes of the selected font.

The action will be enabled or disabled depending on whether the selected font has any features or axes.

Owner: GtkFontChooserWidget

Flags: Read

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