Ensemble Graphics Toolkit: Exercise Solution 1

Exercise 1

Use the EGT documentation and change the widget width.

  • Increase the width to twice the widget’s old width.
  • Set the widget height to 70.

The screen will look like this:


Observe the widget (button) X and Y coordinates are printed on the terminal console.


// widgets.cpp
// Ensemble Graphics Toolkit - Exercise 1

#include <egt/ui>
#include <iostream>

using namespace std;
using namespace egt;

int main(int argc, const char ** argv)
  Application app;
  TopWindow window;
  Button button(window, "Press Me");

//  center(button);
//  button.align(AlignFlag::center | AlignFlag::left);

  cout << "X:" << button.x() << " Y:" << button.y() << endl;

  //change widget width and height
  cout << "width:" << button.width() << " height:" << button.height() << endl;

  return app.run();
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