[rescue] Rows of buttons in xmessage

Linc Fessenden linc at thelinuxlink.net
Mon Jun 7 06:59:26 CDT 2004

On Sun, 6 Jun 2004, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 02:59:02PM -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > Is there a way to get xmessage to show more than one row of buttons?  I have
> > too many buttons to show on one line.
> Not without hacking xmessage.
> I started doing this once, but found it to be a total pain in the ass
> because you don't know in advance how big the buttons are going to be.
> > Failing that, what else could I use to provide a clicky-clicky interface to
> > a number of choices on a dynamic list?

Take a look at Xdialog.  I use it all the time and love it :-)

-Linc Fessenden

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