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Bins

Bins are widgets with exactly one child widget. They are constructed using the bin function, given a GTK+ widget constructor, a list of attributes, and a child widget.

bin Window [#title := "Example Window"] $
  widget Label [#label := "Nothing here yet."]

In some cases, specific types of bins are used as children of other widgets. In the case of ListBox, we use ListBoxRow bins as children.

container ListBox []
  [ bin ListBoxRow [] $ widget Button []
  , bin ListBoxRow [] $ widget CheckButton []
  ]

To find which GTK+ widgets are bins, use the Haddock documentation of gi-gtk and look for objects with instances of the IsBin type class.