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XmInternAtom

XmInternAtom

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NAME

XmInternAtom --- A macro that returns an atom for a given name  

SYNOPSIS

#include <Xm/AtomMgr.h>
Atom XmInternAtom(
Display * display,
String name,
Boolean only_if_exists);
 

DESCRIPTION

XmInternAtom returns an atom for a given name. The returned atom remains defined even after the client's connection closes. The returned atom becomes undefined when the last connection to the X server closes.

display
Specifies the connection to the X server
name
Specifies the name associated with the atom you want returned. The value of name is case dependent.
only_if_exists
Specifies a Boolean value. If False, the atom is created even if it does not exist. (If it does not exist, the returned atom will be None.) If True, the atom is created only if it exists.
 

RETURN

Returns an atom.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN

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