Using xvimagesink playing video in a fullscreen

Stefan Kost ensonic at
Tue Aug 30 05:36:41 PDT 2011

On 08/30/11 09:00, akaChella wrote:
> Hi all, 
> I had already posted regarding the issue i am facing in this forum, but i
> didn't get any directions to proceed further :(
> I do not know where i am going wrong.
> I have created a gtk window, with setdecorated of that window to false. (I
> do not want the title bar)
> After constructing the pipeline, i included the bus watch -
> gst_bus_add_watch (bus,handle_events,NULL);
> and in handle_events, under the case GST_MESSAGE_ELEMENT:
> i set the window id using gst_x_overlay_set_xwindow_id(); and i gave
> gtk_widget_show_all ();
> When the video reaches end of stream, under the case GST_MESSAGE_EOS: i am
> setting the pipeline to GST_STATE_NULL, i quit the main loop and then gave
> the gtk_widget_hide_all () of that window.
> But the window is not hidden :( A solid black window is displayed. 

Show us your source code. If you hide the window the window you see is
possibly not yours.

> Am i missing anything?
> Note: i am construction the pipeline and the window in the same method.
> My requirement is to play the video in a fullscreen. Should i use anything
> else instead of gtk??
> Any kind of help is appreciated!
> Any links for reference would also do.
> Thanks in advance.
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