XLib Reference Manual: For R4-R5

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Volume 2, Xlib Reference Manual, is a complete programmer's reference for Xlib. Covers X11 Release 4 and Release 5.Contents Include:

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Overview

Volume 2, Xlib Reference Manual, is a complete programmer's reference for Xlib. Covers X11 Release 4 and Release 5.Contents Include:

  • Reference pages for Xlib functions
  • Reference pages for event types
  • Permuted index to Xlib functions
  • Description of macros and reference pages for their function versions
  • Listing of the server-side color database
  • Alphabetical index and description of structures
  • Alphabetical index and description of defined symbols
  • KeySyms and their meaning
  • Illustration of the standard cursor font
  • Function group index to the right routine for a particular task
  • Reference pages for Xlib-related Xmu functions (miscellaneous utilities)
  • Four single-page reference aids for the GC and window attributes
Features in the third edition include:
  • Over 100 new man pages covering Xcms, internationalization, and the function versions of macros.
  • Updating to the R5 spec.
  • New "Returns" sections on all the functions which return values, making this information easier to find.
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The second of six volumes by O'Reilly and Associates on the UNIX-based X Window system, this manual describes the X library, which is the C language programming interface to version 11, and is designed to make it easy to look up virtually any fact about XLib. Eleven appendices describe function groups, macros, cursor control, etc. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565920064
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/1992
  • Series: Definitive Guides to the X Window System Series
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 935
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 1.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Nye is the author or editor of several volumes in the X Window System Series from O'Reilly & Associates. Adrian has worked as a programmer writing educational software in C and as a mechanical engineer designing offshore oil spill cleanup equipment. He has interests in the environment and the impact of people and technology. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1984 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering.

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Table of Contents

Preface
What's New in This Edition
About This Manual
Summary of Contents
How to Use This Manual
Assumptions
Font Conventions Used in This Manual
Related Documents
Requests for Comments
Bulk Sales Information
Acknowledgements
Xlib Functions
Appendix A. Character Sets and Encodings
Appendix B. Error Messages and Protocol Requests
Appendix C. Macros
Display Macros
Image Format Macros
Keysym Classification Macros
Resource Manager Macros
Miscellaneous Macros
Appendix D. The Server-side Color Database
Appendix E. Event Reference
Meaning of Common Structure Elements
Appendix F. Structure Reference
Description of Header Files
Resource Types
Structure Definitions
Appendix G. Symbol Reference
Appendix H. Keysyms
Keysyms and Description
Appendix I. The Cursor Font
Index
Tables
B-1 Error Messages
B-2 Protocol Requests to Xlib Functions
D-1 The R4 Color Database
E-1 Event Masks, Event Types, and Event Structures
H-1 European vs. US usage of Pilcrow, Paragraph, and Section symbol name908
H-2 MISCELLANY
H-3 LATIN1
H-4 LATIN2
H-5 LATIN3
H-6 LATIN4
H-7 GREEK

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