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Create a clutter group in Python

This code snippet shows how to group actors so that animations will effect them all uniformly.

#!/usr/bin/env python
#
# [SNIPPET_NAME: Clutter Group]
# [SNIPPET_CATEGORIES: Clutter]
# [SNIPPET_DESCRIPTION: Shows how to group actors so that animations will effect them all uniformly]
# [SNIPPET_AUTHOR: Andy Breiner <breinera@gmail.com>]
# [SNIPPET_LICENSE: GPL]
# [SNIPPET_DOCS: http://clutter-project.org/docs/pyclutter/stable/]


import clutter

class ClutterGroup:
    def __init__ (self):
        # Create stage and set its properties.
        self.stage = clutter.Stage()
        self.stage.set_color(clutter.color_from_string("Black"))
        self.stage.set_size(500, 400)
        self.stage.set_title("Clutter Group")
        self.stage.connect("destroy",clutter.main_quit)

        # Create a group
        group = clutter.Group()

        # Create a label and its properties.
        # It will be 10,20 from the top left of the group
        color = clutter.Color(0xff, 0xcc, 0xcc, 0xdd)
        label = clutter.Text()
        label.set_font_name("Mono 18")
        label.set_text("Rectangle")
        label.set_color(color)
        label.set_position(10, 20)

        rect = clutter.Rectangle()
        rect.set_color(clutter.Color(0xcc, 0xcc, 0xcc, 0xcc))
        rect.set_size(50, 50)
        rect.set_position(50, 50)

        # Add label and rect to group.
        group.add(label)
        group.add(rect)
        self.stage.add(group)

        # Animate the group to show how the elements move together
        animation = group.animate(clutter.AnimationMode(clutter.LINEAR),
                                  1000,
                                  "x", 200.0,
                                  "y", 200.0)

        # Start main clutter loop.
        self.stage.show_all()
        clutter.main()


if __name__ == '__main__':
    main = ClutterGroup()

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