How can I word wrap text inside a PyGTK TreeView?
Text in a gtk.TreeView is rendered using a gtk.CellRendererText, and wrapping text comes down to setting the right properties on your cell renderer. In order to get text to wrap, you need to set the
wrap-width property (in pixels) on the cell renderer. You probably also want to set the
wrap-mode property to something sensible. For example:
renderer.props.wrap_width = 100 renderer.props.wrap_mode = gtk.WRAP_WORD
Unfortunately, if you want adjustable-width word wrapping on a column, PyGTK won't do that for you automatically. You should be able to dynamically set
wrap-width to get the right effect though; there are known workarounds like this for gtk.Label, and the guides linked in sproaty's answer seem to do a similar thing.