class Gtk::HeaderBar

Overview

Gtk::HeaderBar is a widget for creating custom title bars for windows.

An example Gtk::HeaderBar

Gtk::HeaderBar is similar to a horizontal Gtk::CenterBox. It allows children to be placed at the start or the end. In addition, it allows the window title to be displayed. The title will be centered with respect to the width of the box, even if the children at either side take up different amounts of space.

Gtk::HeaderBar can add typical window frame controls, such as minimize, maximize and close buttons, or the window icon.

For these reasons, Gtk::HeaderBar is the natural choice for use as the custom titlebar widget of a Gtk::Window (see Gtk::Window#titlebar=), as it gives features typical of titlebars while allowing the addition of child widgets.

Gtk::HeaderBar as Gtk::Buildable

The Gtk::HeaderBar implementation of the Gtk::Buildable interface supports adding children at the start or end sides by specifying “start” or “end” as the “type” attribute of a element, or setting the title widget by specifying “title” value.

By default the Gtk::HeaderBar uses a Gtk::Label displaying the title of the window it is contained in as the title widget, equivalent to the following UI definition:

WARNING ⚠️ The following code is in xml ⚠️

<object class="Gtk::HeaderBar">
  <property name="title-widget">
    <object class="Gtk::Label">
      <property name="label" translatable="yes">Label</property>
      <property name="single-line-mode">True</property>
      <property name="ellipsize">end</property>
      <property name="width-chars">5</property>
      <style>
        <class name="title"/>
      </style>
    </object>
  </property>
</object>

CSS nodes

headerbar
╰── windowhandle
    ╰── box
        ├── box.start
        │   ├── windowcontrols.start
        │   ╰── [other children]
        ├── [Title Widget]
        ╰── box.end
            ├── [other children]
            ╰── windowcontrols.end

A Gtk::HeaderBar's CSS node is called headerbar. It contains a windowhandle subnode, which contains a box subnode, which contains two box subnodes at the start and end of the header bar, as well as a center node that represents the title.

Each of the boxes contains a windowcontrols subnode, see Gtk::WindowControls for details, as well as other children.

Accessibility

Gtk::HeaderBar uses the %GTK_ACCESSIBLE_ROLE_GROUP role.

Included Modules

Defined in:

lib/gi-crystal/src/auto/gtk-4.0/header_bar.cr

Constructors

Class Method Summary

Instance Method Summary

Instance methods inherited from module Gtk::ConstraintTarget

to_unsafe to_unsafe

Constructor methods inherited from module Gtk::ConstraintTarget

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast

Class methods inherited from module Gtk::ConstraintTarget

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from module Gtk::Buildable

buildable_id : String | Nil buildable_id, to_unsafe to_unsafe

Constructor methods inherited from module Gtk::Buildable

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast

Class methods inherited from module Gtk::Buildable

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from module Gtk::Accessible

accessible_role : Gtk::AccessibleRole accessible_role, accessible_role=(value : Gtk::AccessibleRole) : Gtk::AccessibleRole accessible_role=, reset_property(property : Gtk::AccessibleProperty) : Nil reset_property, reset_relation(relation : Gtk::AccessibleRelation) : Nil reset_relation, reset_state(state : Gtk::AccessibleState) : Nil reset_state, to_unsafe to_unsafe, update_property(properties : Enumerable(Gtk::AccessibleProperty), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil update_property, update_relation(relations : Enumerable(Gtk::AccessibleRelation), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil update_relation, update_state(states : Enumerable(Gtk::AccessibleState), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil update_state

Constructor methods inherited from module Gtk::Accessible

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast

Class methods inherited from module Gtk::Accessible

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from class Gtk::Widget

==(other : self) ==, action_set_enabled(action_name : String, enabled : Bool) : Nil action_set_enabled, activate : Bool activate, activate_action(name : String, args : _ | Nil) : Bool activate_action, activate_default : Nil activate_default, add_controller(controller : Gtk::EventController) : Nil add_controller, add_css_class(css_class : String) : Nil add_css_class, add_mnemonic_label(label : Gtk::Widget) : Nil add_mnemonic_label, add_tick_callback(callback : Gtk::TickCallback) : UInt32 add_tick_callback, allocate(width : Int32, height : Int32, baseline : Int32, transform : Gsk::Transform | Nil) : Nil allocate, allocated_baseline : Int32 allocated_baseline, allocated_height : Int32 allocated_height, allocated_width : Int32 allocated_width, allocation : Gdk::Rectangle allocation, ancestor(widget_type : UInt64) : Gtk::Widget | Nil ancestor, can_focus : Bool can_focus, can_focus=(can_focus : Bool) : Nil can_focus=, can_focus? : Bool can_focus?, can_target : Bool can_target, can_target=(can_target : Bool) : Nil can_target=, can_target? : Bool can_target?, child_focus(direction : Gtk::DirectionType) : Bool child_focus, child_visible : Bool child_visible, child_visible=(child_visible : Bool) : Nil child_visible=, children : Iterator(Widget) children, clipboard : Gdk::Clipboard clipboard, compute_bounds(target : Gtk::Widget) : Graphene::Rect compute_bounds, compute_expand(orientation : Gtk::Orientation) : Bool compute_expand, compute_point(target : Gtk::Widget, point : Graphene::Point) : Graphene::Point compute_point, compute_transform(target : Gtk::Widget) : Graphene::Matrix compute_transform, contains(x : Float64, y : Float64) : Bool contains, create_pango_context : Pango::Context create_pango_context, create_pango_layout(text : String | Nil) : Pango::Layout create_pango_layout, css_classes : Enumerable(String) css_classes, css_classes=(classes : Enumerable(String)) : Nil css_classes=, css_name : String css_name, css_name=(value : String) : String css_name=, cursor : Gdk::Cursor | Nil cursor, cursor=(cursor : Gdk::Cursor | Nil) : Nil cursor=, cursor_from_name=(name : String | Nil) : Nil cursor_from_name=, destroy_signal destroy_signal, direction : Gtk::TextDirection direction, direction=(dir : Gtk::TextDirection) : Nil direction=, direction_changed_signal direction_changed_signal, display : Gdk::Display display, drag_check_threshold(start_x : Int32, start_y : Int32, current_x : Int32, current_y : Int32) : Bool drag_check_threshold, error_bell : Nil error_bell, first_child : Gtk::Widget | Nil first_child, focus_child : Gtk::Widget | Nil focus_child, focus_child=(child : Gtk::Widget | Nil) : Nil focus_child=, focus_on_click : Bool focus_on_click, focus_on_click=(focus_on_click : Bool) : Nil focus_on_click=, focus_on_click? : Bool focus_on_click?, focusable : Bool focusable, focusable=(focusable : Bool) : Nil focusable=, focusable? : Bool focusable?, font_map : Pango::FontMap | Nil font_map, font_map=(font_map : Pango::FontMap | Nil) : Nil font_map=, font_options : Cairo::FontOptions | Nil font_options, font_options=(options : Cairo::FontOptions | Nil) : Nil font_options=, frame_clock : Gdk::FrameClock | Nil frame_clock, grab_focus : Bool grab_focus, halign : Gtk::Align halign, halign=(align : Gtk::Align) : Nil halign=, has_css_class(css_class : String) : Bool has_css_class, has_default : Bool has_default, has_default? : Bool has_default?, has_focus : Bool has_focus, has_focus? : Bool has_focus?, has_tooltip : Bool has_tooltip, has_tooltip=(has_tooltip : Bool) : Nil has_tooltip=, has_tooltip? : Bool has_tooltip?, has_visible_focus : Bool has_visible_focus, hash(hasher) hash, height : Int32 height, height_request : Int32 height_request, height_request=(value : Int32) : Int32 height_request=, hexpand : Bool hexpand, hexpand=(expand : Bool) : Nil hexpand=, hexpand? : Bool hexpand?, hexpand_set : Bool hexpand_set, hexpand_set=(set : Bool) : Nil hexpand_set=, hexpand_set? : Bool hexpand_set?, hide : Nil hide, hide_signal hide_signal, in_destruction : Bool in_destruction, init_template : Nil init_template, insert_action_group(name : String, group : Gio::ActionGroup | Nil) : Nil insert_action_group, insert_after(parent : Gtk::Widget, previous_sibling : Gtk::Widget | Nil) : Nil insert_after, insert_before(parent : Gtk::Widget, next_sibling : Gtk::Widget | Nil) : Nil insert_before, is_ancestor(ancestor : Gtk::Widget) : Bool is_ancestor, is_drawable : Bool is_drawable, is_focus : Bool is_focus, is_sensitive : Bool is_sensitive, is_visible : Bool is_visible, keynav_failed(direction : Gtk::DirectionType) : Bool keynav_failed, keynav_failed_signal keynav_failed_signal, last_child : Gtk::Widget | Nil last_child, layout_manager : Gtk::LayoutManager | Nil layout_manager, layout_manager=(layout_manager : Gtk::LayoutManager | Nil) : Nil layout_manager=, list_mnemonic_labels : GLib::List list_mnemonic_labels, map : Nil map, map_signal map_signal, mapped : Bool mapped, margin_bottom : Int32 margin_bottom, margin_bottom=(margin : Int32) : Nil margin_bottom=, margin_end : Int32 margin_end, margin_end=(margin : Int32) : Nil margin_end=, margin_start : Int32 margin_start, margin_start=(margin : Int32) : Nil margin_start=, margin_top : Int32 margin_top, margin_top=(margin : Int32) : Nil margin_top=, measure(orientation : Gtk::Orientation, for_size : Int32) : Nil measure, mnemonic_activate(group_cycling : Bool) : Bool mnemonic_activate, mnemonic_activate_signal mnemonic_activate_signal, move_focus_signal move_focus_signal, name : String name, name=(name : String) : Nil name=, native : Gtk::Native | Nil native, next_sibling : Gtk::Widget | Nil next_sibling, observe_children : Gio::ListModel observe_children, observe_controllers : Gio::ListModel observe_controllers, opacity : Float64 opacity, opacity=(opacity : Float64) : Nil opacity=, overflow : Gtk::Overflow overflow, overflow=(overflow : Gtk::Overflow) : Nil overflow=, pango_context : Pango::Context pango_context, parent : Gtk::Widget | Nil parent, parent=(parent : Gtk::Widget) : Nil parent=, pick(x : Float64, y : Float64, flags : Gtk::PickFlags) : Gtk::Widget | Nil pick, preferred_size : Gtk::Requisition preferred_size, prev_sibling : Gtk::Widget | Nil prev_sibling, primary_clipboard : Gdk::Clipboard primary_clipboard, query_tooltip_signal query_tooltip_signal, queue_allocate : Nil queue_allocate, queue_draw : Nil queue_draw, queue_resize : Nil queue_resize, realize : Nil realize, realize_signal realize_signal, realized : Bool realized, receives_default : Bool receives_default, receives_default=(receives_default : Bool) : Nil receives_default=, receives_default? : Bool receives_default?, remove_controller(controller : Gtk::EventController) : Nil remove_controller, remove_css_class(css_class : String) : Nil remove_css_class, remove_mnemonic_label(label : Gtk::Widget) : Nil remove_mnemonic_label, remove_tick_callback(id : UInt32) : Nil remove_tick_callback, request_mode : Gtk::SizeRequestMode request_mode, root : Gtk::Root | Nil root, scale_factor : Int32 scale_factor, sensitive : Bool sensitive, sensitive=(sensitive : Bool) : Nil sensitive=, sensitive? : Bool sensitive?, set_size_request(width : Int32, height : Int32) : Nil set_size_request, set_state_flags(flags : Gtk::StateFlags, clear : Bool) : Nil set_state_flags, settings : Gtk::Settings settings, should_layout : Bool should_layout, show : Nil show, show_signal show_signal, size(orientation : Gtk::Orientation) : Int32 size, size_allocate(allocation : Gdk::Rectangle, baseline : Int32) : Nil size_allocate, size_request : Nil size_request, snapshot_child(child : Gtk::Widget, snapshot : Gtk::Snapshot) : Nil snapshot_child, state_flags : Gtk::StateFlags state_flags, state_flags_changed_signal state_flags_changed_signal, style_context : Gtk::StyleContext style_context, template_child(widget_type : UInt64, name : String) : GObject::Object
template_child(name : String) : GObject::Object
template_child
, tooltip_markup : String | Nil tooltip_markup, tooltip_markup=(value : String) : String
tooltip_markup=(markup : String | Nil) : Nil
tooltip_markup=
, tooltip_text : String | Nil tooltip_text, tooltip_text=(value : String) : String
tooltip_text=(text : String | Nil) : Nil
tooltip_text=
, translate_coordinates(dest_widget : Gtk::Widget, src_x : Float64, src_y : Float64) : Bool translate_coordinates, trigger_tooltip_query : Nil trigger_tooltip_query, unmap : Nil unmap, unmap_signal unmap_signal, unparent : Nil unparent, unrealize : Nil unrealize, unrealize_signal unrealize_signal, unset_state_flags(flags : Gtk::StateFlags) : Nil unset_state_flags, valign : Gtk::Align valign, valign=(align : Gtk::Align) : Nil valign=, vexpand : Bool vexpand, vexpand=(expand : Bool) : Nil vexpand=, vexpand? : Bool vexpand?, vexpand_set : Bool vexpand_set, vexpand_set=(set : Bool) : Nil vexpand_set=, vexpand_set? : Bool vexpand_set?, visible : Bool visible, visible=(visible : Bool) : Nil visible=, visible? : Bool visible?, width : Int32 width, width_request : Int32 width_request, width_request=(value : Int32) : Int32 width_request=

Constructor methods inherited from class Gtk::Widget

new
new(*, accessible_role : Gtk::AccessibleRole | Nil = nil, can_focus : Bool | Nil = nil, can_target : Bool | Nil = nil, css_classes : Enumerable(String) | Nil = nil, css_name : String | Nil = nil, cursor : Gdk::Cursor | Nil = nil, focus_on_click : Bool | Nil = nil, focusable : Bool | Nil = nil, halign : Gtk::Align | Nil = nil, has_default : Bool | Nil = nil, has_focus : Bool | Nil = nil, has_tooltip : Bool | Nil = nil, height_request : Int32 | Nil = nil, hexpand : Bool | Nil = nil, hexpand_set : Bool | Nil = nil, layout_manager : Gtk::LayoutManager | Nil = nil, margin_bottom : Int32 | Nil = nil, margin_end : Int32 | Nil = nil, margin_start : Int32 | Nil = nil, margin_top : Int32 | Nil = nil, name : String | Nil = nil, opacity : Float64 | Nil = nil, overflow : Gtk::Overflow | Nil = nil, parent : Gtk::Widget | Nil = nil, receives_default : Bool | Nil = nil, root : Gtk::Root | Nil = nil, scale_factor : Int32 | Nil = nil, sensitive : Bool | Nil = nil, tooltip_markup : String | Nil = nil, tooltip_text : String | Nil = nil, valign : Gtk::Align | Nil = nil, vexpand : Bool | Nil = nil, vexpand_set : Bool | Nil = nil, visible : Bool | Nil = nil, width_request : Int32 | Nil = nil)
new

Class methods inherited from class Gtk::Widget

default_direction : Gtk::TextDirection default_direction, default_direction=(dir : Gtk::TextDirection) : Nil default_direction=, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from module Gtk::ConstraintTarget

to_unsafe to_unsafe

Constructor methods inherited from module Gtk::ConstraintTarget

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast

Class methods inherited from module Gtk::ConstraintTarget

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from module Gtk::Buildable

buildable_id : String | Nil buildable_id, to_unsafe to_unsafe

Constructor methods inherited from module Gtk::Buildable

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast

Class methods inherited from module Gtk::Buildable

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from module Gtk::Accessible

accessible_role : Gtk::AccessibleRole accessible_role, accessible_role=(value : Gtk::AccessibleRole) : Gtk::AccessibleRole accessible_role=, reset_property(property : Gtk::AccessibleProperty) : Nil reset_property, reset_relation(relation : Gtk::AccessibleRelation) : Nil reset_relation, reset_state(state : Gtk::AccessibleState) : Nil reset_state, to_unsafe to_unsafe, update_property(properties : Enumerable(Gtk::AccessibleProperty), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil update_property, update_relation(relations : Enumerable(Gtk::AccessibleRelation), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil update_relation, update_state(states : Enumerable(Gtk::AccessibleState), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil update_state

Constructor methods inherited from module Gtk::Accessible

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast

Class methods inherited from module Gtk::Accessible

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from class GObject::InitiallyUnowned

==(other : self) ==, hash(hasher) hash

Constructor methods inherited from class GObject::InitiallyUnowned

new new

Class methods inherited from class GObject::InitiallyUnowned

g_type : UInt64 g_type

Instance methods inherited from class GObject::Object

==(other : self) ==, bind_property(source_property : String, target : GObject::Object, target_property : String, flags : GObject::BindingFlags) : GObject::Binding bind_property, bind_property_full(source_property : String, target : GObject::Object, target_property : String, flags : GObject::BindingFlags, transform_to : GObject::Closure, transform_from : GObject::Closure) : GObject::Binding bind_property_full, data(key : String) : Pointer(Void) | Nil data, finalize finalize, freeze_notify : Nil freeze_notify, getv(names : Enumerable(String), values : Enumerable(_)) : Nil getv, hash(hasher) hash, notify(property_name : String) : Nil notify, notify_by_pspec(pspec : GObject::ParamSpec) : Nil notify_by_pspec, notify_signal notify_signal, property(property_name : String, value : _) : Nil property, qdata(quark : UInt32) : Pointer(Void) | Nil qdata, ref_count : UInt32 ref_count, run_dispose : Nil run_dispose, set_data(key : String, data : Pointer(Void) | Nil) : Nil set_data, set_property(property_name : String, value : _) : Nil set_property, steal_data(key : String) : Pointer(Void) | Nil steal_data, steal_qdata(quark : UInt32) : Pointer(Void) | Nil steal_qdata, thaw_notify : Nil thaw_notify, to_unsafe : Pointer(Void) to_unsafe, watch_closure(closure : GObject::Closure) : Nil watch_closure

Constructor methods inherited from class GObject::Object

cast(obj : GObject::Object) : self cast, new(pointer : Pointer(Void), transfer : GICrystal::Transfer)
new
new
, newv(object_type : UInt64, parameters : Enumerable(GObject::Parameter)) : self newv

Class methods inherited from class GObject::Object

cast?(obj : GObject::Object) : self | Nil cast?, compat_control(what : UInt64, data : Pointer(Void) | Nil) : UInt64 compat_control, g_type : UInt64 g_type, interface_find_property(g_iface : GObject::TypeInterface, property_name : String) : GObject::ParamSpec interface_find_property, interface_list_properties(g_iface : GObject::TypeInterface) : Enumerable(GObject::ParamSpec) interface_list_properties

Constructor Detail

def self.new : self #

Creates a new Gtk::HeaderBar widget.


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def self.new(*, accessible_role : Gtk::AccessibleRole | Nil = nil, can_focus : Bool | Nil = nil, can_target : Bool | Nil = nil, css_classes : Enumerable(String) | Nil = nil, css_name : String | Nil = nil, cursor : Gdk::Cursor | Nil = nil, decoration_layout : String | Nil = nil, focus_on_click : Bool | Nil = nil, focusable : Bool | Nil = nil, halign : Gtk::Align | Nil = nil, has_default : Bool | Nil = nil, has_focus : Bool | Nil = nil, has_tooltip : Bool | Nil = nil, height_request : Int32 | Nil = nil, hexpand : Bool | Nil = nil, hexpand_set : Bool | Nil = nil, layout_manager : Gtk::LayoutManager | Nil = nil, margin_bottom : Int32 | Nil = nil, margin_end : Int32 | Nil = nil, margin_start : Int32 | Nil = nil, margin_top : Int32 | Nil = nil, name : String | Nil = nil, opacity : Float64 | Nil = nil, overflow : Gtk::Overflow | Nil = nil, parent : Gtk::Widget | Nil = nil, receives_default : Bool | Nil = nil, root : Gtk::Root | Nil = nil, scale_factor : Int32 | Nil = nil, sensitive : Bool | Nil = nil, show_title_buttons : Bool | Nil = nil, title_widget : Gtk::Widget | Nil = nil, tooltip_markup : String | Nil = nil, tooltip_text : String | Nil = nil, valign : Gtk::Align | Nil = nil, vexpand : Bool | Nil = nil, vexpand_set : Bool | Nil = nil, visible : Bool | Nil = nil, width_request : Int32 | Nil = nil) #

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Class Method Detail

def self.g_type : UInt64 #

Returns the type id (GType) registered in GLib type system.


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Instance Method Detail

def ==(other : self) #
Description copied from class Reference

Returns true if this reference is the same as other. Invokes same?.


def decoration_layout : String | Nil #

Gets the decoration layout of the Gtk::HeaderBar.


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def decoration_layout=(value : String) : String #

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def decoration_layout=(layout : String | Nil) : Nil #

Sets the decoration layout for this header bar.

This property overrides the [property@Gtk.Settings:gtk-decoration-layout] setting.

There can be valid reasons for overriding the setting, such as a header bar design that does not allow for buttons to take room on the right, or only offers room for a single close button. Split header bars are another example for overriding the setting.

The format of the string is button names, separated by commas. A colon separates the buttons that should appear on the left from those on the right. Recognized button names are minimize, maximize, close and icon (the window icon).

For example, “icon:minimize,maximize,close” specifies a icon on the left, and minimize, maximize and close buttons on the right.


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def hash(hasher) #
Description copied from class Reference

See Object#hash(hasher)


def pack_end(child : Gtk::Widget) : Nil #

Adds child to bar, packed with reference to the end of the bar.


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def pack_start(child : Gtk::Widget) : Nil #

Adds child to bar, packed with reference to the start of the bar.


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def remove(child : Gtk::Widget) : Nil #

Removes a child from the Gtk::HeaderBar.

The child must have been added with Gtk::HeaderBar#pack_start, Gtk::HeaderBar#pack_end or Gtk::HeaderBar#title_widget=.


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def show_title_buttons : Bool #

Returns whether this header bar shows the standard window title buttons.


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def show_title_buttons=(setting : Bool) : Nil #

Sets whether this header bar shows the standard window title buttons.


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def show_title_buttons? : Bool #

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def title_widget : Gtk::Widget | Nil #

Retrieves the title widget of the header.

See Gtk::HeaderBar#title_widget=.


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def title_widget=(title_widget : Gtk::Widget | Nil) : Nil #

Sets the title for the Gtk::HeaderBar.

When set to nil, the headerbar will display the title of the window it is contained in.

The title should help a user identify the current view. To achieve the same style as the builtin title, use the “title” style class.

You should set the title widget to nil, for the window title label to be visible again.


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