Ubuntu – How to make a rich menu for an appindicator


I'm adding menu items to an appindicator in pygtk. I don't want them to behave like ordinary menu items: I want them to have normal appearance, but not to respond to mouse hovers and mouse clicks. The way I imagine the new sound menu will behave.

In other words, I want to prevent the MenuItem selection that's going on below:

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How do I go about doing that? What events should I swallow, or is there a better way?

Best Answer

  • Unfortunately, appindicator doesn't allow adding custom widget, as it requires GObject introspection. This will be available when ido package will have GObject instrospection.

    Bug report