Get the root window where this widget is located. This function can only be called after the widget has been added to a widget hierarchy with gtk.Window at the top.

The root window is useful for such purposes as creating a popup gdk.Window associated with the window. In general, you should only create display specific resources when a widget has been realized, and you should free those resources when the widget is unrealized.

class Widget

Return Value

Type: GdkWin

the gdk.Window root window for the toplevel for this widget.

Detailed Description

Deprecated: Use Screen.getRootWindow instead