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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	1.6.12			 XMapWindow(3)

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