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The way that the GtkTreeView calculates sizing is pretty confusing.
This is written down to help keep track of it in my head, and thus help
anyone who hopes to work with the code in the future.

 When the view is given a new model, the first thing it does is walk
through the model at the top level, creating an GtkRBNode for each
element of the model.  Each node has a height of 0.  The RBTree is kept
updated as the models structure changes.  Additionally, the user can
expand, collapse, and select rows at this stage.  The RBTree is accurate
-- it just has a height of zero for every row.

When the widget is realized, it calls install_presize_handler, to setup
the first-run function.  This is run before the expose event.


There are a number of size related fields in the GtkTreeViewColumn
structure.  These are all valid after realization:

  column_type	    The sizing method to use when calculating the size
		    of the column.  Can be GROW_ONLY, AUTO, and FIXED.

  button_request    The width as requested by the button.

  requested_width   The width of the column as requested by the column.
		    It is the max requested width of the bcells in the
		    column.  If the column_type is AUTO, then it is
		    recalculated when a column changes.  Otherwise, it
		    only grows.

  resized_width     The width after the user has resized the column.

  width             The actual width of the column as displayed.

  fixed_width       The requested fixed width for the column iff it's
		    sizing type is set to GTK_TREE_VIEW_COLUMN_FIXED.
		    Used instead of requested_width in that case.

  min_width	    The minimum width the column can be.  If set to -1,
		    this field is considered unset.

  max_width	    The maximum width the column can be.  This can be
		    overridden for the last column, if the tree_view is
		    actually wider than the sum of all of the columns
		    requested_widths.  If set to -1, this field is
		    considered unset.

  use_resized_width Use resized_width to determine the size.

tree_view->priv->width  = the width the widget wants to be, including headers.
tree_view->priv->height = the height the widget requests.  It's the sum
			  of the width of all visible columns.

Both of these are calculated in _gtk_tree_view_update_size


The following invariants are true:

min_width is less than or equal to width

max_width is greater than or equal to width

min_width <= max_width

(sizing == GTK_TREE_VIEW_COLUMN_FIXED) => (requested_width == fixed_width)

(column != last visible column) => width == CLAMP (requested_width, min_width, max_width)

(This has nothing to do with columns)

The current offset of the tree is determined by:


All motion/button/expose events take this as the offset when trying to
draw the tree.  There are also two other related members:


In general _gtk_rbtree_node_find_offset (tree_view->priv->top_row) +
tree_view->priv->top_row_dy is the same as tree_view->priv->dy.
We have the alternate method so we can update dy when the tree changes.
There are two functions:


They are called when the tree's confirmation changes, in order to sync
the value appropriately.  Note that these two functions sometimes call
each other to negotiate a correct value if needed.