Error messages from a plug-in

2001-02-13 Thread Ernst Lippe

What is the "official way" to display error messages from a plug-in to
the user?
Basically what I looked for was a simple window (perhaps even with some
threatening icon) that I could invoke with a single function call
(I guess that I have been spoilt by too much Delphi programming).
I could find no such thing in the standard Gtk/Gimp libraries.

Greetings,
Ernst Lippe [EMAIL PROTECTED]



Re: Error messages from a plug-in

2001-02-13 Thread Sven Neumann

Hi,

Ernst Lippe [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

 What is the "official way" to display error messages from a plug-in to
 the user?
 Basically what I looked for was a simple window (perhaps even with some
 threatening icon) that I could invoke with a single function call
 (I guess that I have been spoilt by too much Delphi programming).
 I could find no such thing in the standard Gtk/Gimp libraries.

Use g_message (), which is a standard glib logging mechanism that is 
configured to do the right thing from gimp plug-ins. The right thing is 
to use the console if the user specified the --console-messages option 
or if gimp is running in batch mode. If running interactively it will 
display a dialog window or use the error console.


Salut, Sven