Gtk.TreeView right click part 2

While on my winter vacation I played around with the Gtk.TreeView and the right click challanges. I found a way to extract the row which is clicked on and the data within. The following example shows how (it builds upon my last Gtk.TreeView right click example:

public class TreeViewExample {
    public static void Main ()
        Gtk.Application.Init ();
        new TreeViewExample ();
        Gtk.Application.Run ();

    public TreeViewExample ()
        Gtk.Window window = new Gtk.Window ("TreeView Example");
        window.SetSizeRequest (500,200);

        MusicTreeView tree = new MusicTreeView ();
        window.Add (tree);
        window.ShowAll ();

// Creating a new class MusicTreeView which is derived from the TreeView class
public class MusicTreeView : Gtk.TreeView {

        private Gtk.ListStore musicListStore;

        public MusicTreeView ()
                musicListStore = new Gtk.ListStore (typeof (string), typeof (string));

                this.AppendColumn ("Artist", new Gtk.CellRendererText (), "text", 0);
                this.AppendColumn ("Title", new Gtk.CellRendererText (), "text", 1);

                musicListStore.AppendValues ("Garbage", "Dog New Tricks");
                musicListStore.AppendValues ("The Chemical Brothers", "Galvanize");
                this.Model = musicListStore;

        // The TreeView has a build in function which is called upon a OnButtonPressEvent
        // We override the function to capture right clicks with the mouse
        protected override bool OnButtonPressEvent (Gdk.EventButton evnt)
                if(evnt.Button == 3) {
                        Gtk.TreePath path = new Gtk.TreePath();
                        // Get TreePath from the xy-coordinates of the mouse from the event
                        // GetPathAtPos is a function from the TreeView class
                        GetPathAtPos (System.Convert.ToInt16 (evnt.X), System.Convert.ToInt16 (evnt.Y), out path);
                        Gtk.TreeIter iter;
                        // Get iter from the path
                        if (this.musicListStore.GetIter (out iter, path)) {
                                // Get artist and title from the iter
                                string artist = (string) this.musicListStore.GetValue (iter, 0);
                                string title = (string) this.musicListStore.GetValue (iter, 1);
                                System.Console.WriteLine ("Artist: " + artist + ", Title: " + title);
                        return true;
                // Now if we would ever get this far
                // we run the TreeViews OnButtonPressEvent function
                // to make sure everything else works as normal
                return base.OnButtonPressEvent(evnt);

Notes I found in Monodoc:

Whatever that means :)

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