Activates area, usually by activating the currently focused cell, however some subclasses which embed widgets in the area can also activate a widget if it currently has the focus.


context CellAreaContext

the gtk.CellAreaContext in context with the current row data

widget Widget

the gtk.Widget that area is rendering on

cellArea GdkRectangle*

the size and location of area relative to widget’s allocation

flags GtkCellRendererState

the GtkCellRendererState flags for area for this row of data.

editOnly bool

if TRUE then only cell renderers that are GTK_CELL_RENDERER_MODE_EDITABLE will be activated.

Return Value

Type: bool

Whether area was successfully activated.