Declaration [src]

gtk_widget_get_ancestor (
  GtkWidget* widget,
  GType widget_type

Description [src]

Gets the first ancestor of widget with type widget_type.

For example, gtk_widget_get_ancestor (widget, GTK_TYPE_BOX) gets the first GtkBox that’s an ancestor of widget. No reference will be added to the returned widget; it should not be unreferenced.

Note that unlike gtk_widget_is_ancestor(), this function considers widget to be an ancestor of itself.


widget_type GType

ancestor type

Return value

Returns: GtkWidget

the ancestor widget, or NULL if not found

The data is owned by the called function
Can be NULL