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XLib Reference Manual: For R4-R5

XLib Reference Manual: For R4-R5

by Adrian Nye
     
 

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

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.

Editorial Reviews

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565920064
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1992
Series:
Definitive Guides to the X Window System Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
935
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.93(d)

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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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