When I use this application that calls “gtk_file_chooser_set_current_folder(GTK_FILE_CHOOS ER(fs), g_get_home_dir());”, The GTK File Chooser dialog comes up but the buttons are disabled. There is also no entries for my home directory and the dialog shows no directories. In the section for Places, all that is shown is Recently Used and filesystem. Clicking on filesystem does nothing. Clicking on Recently Used brings up a list of files but no directory.

The app is called Celestia and I can build the gnome version and everything works fine. Only the GTK gui does not work correctly. Both versions build virtually the same code. The only difference is the settings file but I haven’t found anything that would cause this behavior. Also, I never had this problem with openSuse 10.2 and this never happened with code that I built on openSuse10.2. I think?

The dialog is gtk_file_chooser_dialog_new which uses GTK_FILE_CHOOS ER_ACTION_SAVE.

Another thing I noticed about the Places section of the dialog is that when the cursor is hovering over 2 blank spaces under Recently Used, I can see the path to my home directory and desktop in a yellow box. Clicking on those blank spaces does nothing though.

I’m starting to get some feedback from others that have this problem too. Probably due to a problem with GTK version 2.14.
Here is a link to an image that shows the problem with the GTK Save As window.


And a link to an image that shows the window working correctly. This is using GNOME libs too. Both use the same code to build this window.


Someone suggested today that this may have something to do with gvfs and gio.

I started this thread in the Applications Forum but I thought it would be best here.

Any help would be appreciated.
Thank You in advance