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Support for optional sub-menu titles.

Thanks to David Goodger <goodger@python.org>.
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1 parent 9119151 commit 1b39c416514c6bfb07f79a6cc2c851944f0ea779 @tobyS committed Feb 4, 2012
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  1. +15 −3 README.rst
  2. +38 −6 indicator-chars.py
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@@ -7,24 +7,36 @@ indicator-chars
App indicator to provide a menu with (potentially funny UTF-8) characters for
simple copying them to clipboard (similar to original characters applet).
-Create a file .indicator-chars in your home dir with lines of characters to be
-selectable.
+Create a file .indicator-chars in your home directory with lines of
+characters to be selectable.
-------
Install
-------
- Checkout source code
+
- Create ~/.indicator-chars
+
- Each row corresponds to a set of chars
- - Spaces also count as chars
+
+ - Optional submenu title prefix: "[title]" (trailing spaces stripped)
+
+ - Optional descriptions after chars: "(description)" (leading &
+ trailing spaces stripped)
+
+ - Spaces (apart from above) also count as chars
+
- Make sure to use UTF-8 encoding
+
- Put indicator-chars.py into auto start
-----------
Open issues
-----------
- If anyone could design a nice, unity style indicator icon?
+
- Maybe there is a way to use multiple click buttons in menu items?
+
- No standard Gtk way does not work.
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@@ -31,21 +31,27 @@
# DAMAGE.
import os
+import re
import gtk
import gio
import signal
import subprocess
import appindicator
APP_NAME = 'indicator-chars'
-APP_VERSION = '0.1'
+APP_VERSION = '0.2'
class IndicatorChars:
- CHARS_PATH = os.getenv('HOME') + '/.indicator-chars'
+ CHARS_PATH = os.path.join(os.getenv('HOME'), '.indicator-chars')
SCRIPT_DIR = os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(__file__))
+ submenu_title_pattern = re.compile(r'\[([^]]+)\] *')
+ description_pattern = re.compile(r' *(\([^)]+\)) *')
+
def __init__(self):
- self.ind = appindicator.Indicator("Chars", self.SCRIPT_DIR + '/light16x16.png', appindicator.CATEGORY_APPLICATION_STATUS)
+ self.ind = appindicator.Indicator(
+ "Chars", os.path.join(self.SCRIPT_DIR, 'light16x16.png'),
+ appindicator.CATEGORY_APPLICATION_STATUS)
self.ind.set_status(appindicator.STATUS_ACTIVE)
self.update_menu()
@@ -73,22 +79,48 @@ def update_menu(self, widget = None, data = None):
for charLine in charDef:
charLine = unicode(charLine)
charLine = charLine.strip()
- parentItem = self.create_menu_item(charLine)
+ submenu_match = self.submenu_title_pattern.match(charLine)
+ if submenu_match:
+ submenu_title = submenu_match.group(1)
+ # remove title part from remainder:
+ charLine = charLine[submenu_match.end():]
+ else:
+ submenu_title = ''.join(
+ self.description_pattern.split(charLine)[::2])
+ parentItem = self.create_menu_item(submenu_title)
subMenu = gtk.Menu()
- for char in charLine:
- subItem = self.create_menu_item(char)
+ while charLine:
+ char = charLine[0]
+ charLine = charLine[1:]
+ description_match = self.description_pattern.match(charLine)
+ if description_match:
+ item_title = char + ' ' + description_match.group(1)
+ # remove description part from remainder:
+ charLine = charLine[description_match.end():]
+ else:
+ item_title = char
+ subItem = self.create_menu_item(item_title)
subItem.connect("activate", self.on_char_click, char)
subMenu.append(subItem)
parentItem.set_submenu(subMenu)
menu.append(parentItem)
+ menu.append(gtk.SeparatorMenuItem())
+ quit_item = self.create_menu_item('Quit')
+ quit_item.connect("activate", self.on_quit)
+ menu.append(quit_item)
+
# Show the menu
menu.show_all()
def on_char_click(self, widget, char):
cb = gtk.Clipboard(selection="PRIMARY")
cb.set_text(char)
+ def on_quit(self, widget):
+ gtk.main_quit()
+
+
if __name__ == "__main__":
# Catch CTRL-C
signal.signal(signal.SIGINT, lambda signal, frame: gtk.main_quit())

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