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Hey guys, I need some help from a GTK developer more talented and knowledgeable than I. I'm trying to make a nice UI for Fedora-tour's first page, in which a user is presented a quick tour of some installed software, and fedora in general, à la:

[[http://fedorapeople.org/gitweb?p=rrix/public_git/fedora-tour.git;a=blob_plain;f=docs/fedora-tour-1.png;hb=b175bae494d793afa24a3efba58d43f099ca7757][![]]](http://fedorapeople.org/gitweb?p=rrix/public_git/fedora-tour.git;a=blob_plain;f=docs/fedora-tour-1.png;hb=b175bae494d793afa24a3efba58d43f099ca7757)

Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, this is basically impossible without using gtk.Fixed, which, from my interperetation, sucks. I've been told by a few people to implement a UIBuilder object and construct it from XML, but I can't really 'do' that because the content is being generated dynamically, and these icons may or may not exist, or may exist in a different order than is set in the XML. The key for Fedora-tour is to make the content editors' (Docs team, marketing team, possibly SIGs) job as easy as possible, including not making them have to patch a big-old-XML for the entire application's GUI. An XML UIBuilder simply is not possible in this case. :(

anyone have any idea on how to handle this?

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Ryan Rix is a privacy rights advocate and net-art wannabe. Reach him on the Fediverse as @rrix@cybre.space, twitter as @rrrrrrrix, via email to ryan@whatthefuck.computer or on Facebook or on Matrix as @rrix:whatthefuck.computer.