Gets the currently selected location in the sidebar. This can be NULL when nothing is selected, for example, when PlacesSidebar.setLocation has been called with a location that is not among the sidebar’s list of places to show.

You can use this function to get the selection in the sidebar. Also, if you connect to the populate-popup signal, you can use this function to get the location that is being referred to during the callbacks for your menu items.

class PlacesSidebar

Return Value

Type: FileIF

a GFile with the selected location, or NULL if nothing is visually selected.