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 Post subject: compilation errors in a simple gtk project
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 2:48 pm 

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when i compile the following project in codeblocks i get a number of errors which are listed after the code.please help me find a solution,its been 48 hrs since iam working on this thing.thnx in advance

#include <stdio.h>
#include <gtk/gtk.h>
#include <glade/glade.h>

GladeXML *xml;
GtkWidget *widget;
GtkWidget *display;
GtkWidget *textValue;

gchar *d_string;

G_MODULE_EXPORT void on_displayButton_clicked(GtkButton *button,gpointer *data)

    /* Pull the widgets out of the tree */
    display= glade_xml_get_widget(xml, "displayLabel");

    textValue= glade_xml_get_widget(xml, "textEntry");

    /* Get the string value form the Entry widgets */


G_MODULE_EXPORT void on_exitButton_clicked(GtkButton *button,gpointer *data)

int main(int argc, char *argv[])

    gtk_init(&argc, &argv);

    /*import glade file*/
    xml = glade_xml_new("", NULL, NULL);

    /* get a widget (useful if you want to change something) */
    widget = glade_xml_get_widget(xml, "mainWindow");

    /* connect signal handlers */

    /*show widget*/
    gtk_widget_show (widget);


    return 0;

obj\Debug\main.o||In function `on_displayButton_clicked':|
C:\Users\Mehak\Desktop\try\main.c|24|undefined reference to `glade_xml_get_widget'|
C:\Users\Mehak\Desktop\try\main.c|26|undefined reference to `glade_xml_get_widget'|
obj\Debug\main.o||In function `main':|
C:\Users\Mehak\Desktop\try\main.c|45|undefined reference to `glade_xml_new'|
C:\Users\Mehak\Desktop\try\main.c|48|undefined reference to `glade_xml_get_widget'|
C:\Users\Mehak\Desktop\try\main.c|51|undefined reference to `glade_xml_signal_autoconnect'|
||=== Build finished: 5 errors, 0 warnings (0 minutes, 0 seconds) ===|

 Post subject: Re: compilation errors in a simple gtk project
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:26 pm 
Familiar Face

Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:48 pm
Posts: 5
what command you use to compile the project? how you linking the libglade?

 Post subject: Re: compilation errors in a simple gtk project
PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:40 am 
Never Seen the Sunlight

Joined: Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:52 am
Posts: 924
Location: UK

These errors are because you are not linking with the Libglade library.

As a note the libglade library is heading towards deprecations and you should use GtkBuilder which has been built into the GTK+ library since v2.12

The way that GtkBuilder is used is very similar to libglade so conversion should not be that hard.


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