[fxruby-users] setting widget attributes

Meinrad Recheis meinrad.recheis at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 16:12:12 EST 2006


On 3/28/06, Mark Volkmann <r.mark.volkmann at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to set attributes of widgets in subclasses like the following.
>
> class PersonTable < FXTable
>   def initialize(owner)
>     options = TABLE_COL_SIZEABLE
>     super(owner, nil, 0, options)
>
>     visibleRows = 5
>     ...
>   end
> end
>
> visibleRows doesn't get set.
> However, if I do this
>
> self.visibleRows = 5
>
> then it does.
>
> Shouldn't it work without "self."?

that's a common problem with ruby extensions. but i don't understand
the underlying principle ;)

-- henon



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