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XDestroyWindow(3)		XLIB FUNCTIONS		     XDestroyWindow(3)

NAME
       XDestroyWindow, XDestroySubwindows - destroy windows

SYNTAX
       int XDestroyWindow(Display *display, Window w);

       int XDestroySubwindows(Display *display,	Window w);

ARGUMENTS
       display	 Specifies the connection to the X server.

       w	 Specifies the window.

DESCRIPTION
       The  XDestroyWindow  function  destroys the specified window as well as
       all of its subwindows and causes	the X server to	generate a  DestroyNo-
       tify  event  for	 each  window.	 The window should never be referenced
       again.  If the window specified by the w	argument is mapped, it is  un-
       mapped automatically.  The ordering of the DestroyNotify	events is such
       that for	any given window being destroyed, DestroyNotify	 is  generated
       on any inferiors	of the window before being generated on	the window it-
       self.  The ordering among siblings and  across  subhierarchies  is  not
       otherwise  constrained.	 If the	window you specified is	a root window,
       no windows are destroyed.  Destroying a mapped window will generate Ex-
       pose events on other windows that were obscured by the window being de-
       stroyed.

       XDestroyWindow can generate a BadWindow error.

       The XDestroySubwindows function destroys	all inferior  windows  of  the
       specified  window,  in  bottom-to-top  stacking order.  It causes the X
       server to generate a DestroyNotify  event  for  each  window.   If  any
       mapped  subwindows  were	 actually destroyed, XDestroySubwindows	causes
       the X server to generate	Expose events on the specified	window.	  This
       is much more efficient than deleting many windows one at	a time because
       much of the work	need be	performed only once for	all  of	 the  windows,
       rather than for each window.  The subwindows should never be referenced
       again.

       XDestroySubwindows can generate a BadWindow error.

DIAGNOSTICS
       BadWindow A value for a Window argument does not	name a defined Window.

SEE ALSO
       XChangeWindowAttributes(3),   XConfigureWindow(3),    XCreateWindow(3),
       XMapWindow(3), XRaiseWindow(3), XUnmapWindow(3)
       Xlib - C	Language X Interface

X Version 11			 libX11	1.6.12		     XDestroyWindow(3)

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