Originally Posted by baf
I did a simple test and it seems that gtk+ widgets behave correctly in respect to hiding/showing windows.
Just call gtk_widget_hide() to hide window and later gtk_widget_show() when you want to restore it.
Attached you will find simple test program. When you click hide button window will disappear. To restore it send SIGINT or SIGUSR1 signal to it.
I just slightly modified this example
I like it! Thanks. (Lucky 7's karma to you.