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XMapWindow(3)			XLIB FUNCTIONS			 XMapWindow(3)

NAME
       XMapWindow, XMapRaised, XMapSubwindows -	map windows

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

       int XMapRaised(Display *display,	Window w);

       int XMapSubwindows(Display *display, Window w);

ARGUMENTS
       display	 Specifies the connection to the X server.

       w	 Specifies the window.

DESCRIPTION
       The XMapWindow function maps the	window and all of its subwindows that
       have had	map requests.  Mapping a window	that has an unmapped ancestor
       does not	display	the window but marks it	as eligible for	display	when
       the ancestor becomes mapped.  Such a window is called unviewable.  When
       all its ancestors are mapped, the window	becomes	viewable and will be
       visible on the screen if	it is not obscured by another window.  This
       function	has no effect if the window is already mapped.

       If the override-redirect	of the window is False and if some other
       client has selected SubstructureRedirectMask on the parent window, then
       the X server generates a	MapRequest event, and the XMapWindow function
       does not	map the	window.	 Otherwise, the	window is mapped, and the X
       server generates	a MapNotify event.

       If the window becomes viewable and no earlier contents for it are re-
       membered, the X server tiles the	window with its	background.  If	the
       window's	background is undefined, the existing screen contents are not
       altered,	and the	X server generates zero	or more	Expose events.	If
       backing-store was maintained while the window was unmapped, no Expose
       events are generated.  If backing-store will now	be maintained, a full-
       window exposure is always generated.  Otherwise,	only visible regions
       may be reported.	 Similar tiling	and exposure take place	for any	newly
       viewable	inferiors.

       If the window is	an InputOutput window, XMapWindow generates Expose
       events on each InputOutput window that it causes	to be displayed.  If
       the client maps and paints the window and if the	client begins process-
       ing events, the window is painted twice.	 To avoid this,	first ask for
       Expose events and then map the window, so the client processes input
       events as usual.	 The event list	will include Expose for	each window
       that has	appeared on the	screen.	 The client's normal response to an
       Expose event should be to repaint the window.  This method usually
       leads to	simpler	programs and to	proper interaction with	window man-
       agers.

       XMapWindow can generate a BadWindow error.

       The XMapRaised function essentially is similar to XMapWindow in that it
       maps the	window and all of its subwindows that have had map requests.
       However,	it also	raises the specified window to the top of the stack.

       XMapRaised can generate a BadWindow error.

       The XMapSubwindows function maps	all subwindows for a specified window
       in top-to-bottom	stacking order.	 The X server generates	Expose events
       on each newly displayed window.	This may be much more efficient	than
       mapping many windows one	at a time because the server needs to perform
       much of the work	only once, for all of the windows, rather than for
       each window.

       XMapSubwindows 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), XDe-
       stroyWindow(3), XRaiseWindow(3),	XUnmapWindow(3)
       Xlib - C	Language X Interface

X Version 11			 libX11	1.6.5			 XMapWindow(3)

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