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XSelectInput(3)			XLIB FUNCTIONS		       XSelectInput(3)

NAME
       XSelectInput - select input events

SYNTAX
       int XSelectInput(Display	*display, Window w, long event_mask);

ARGUMENTS
       display	 Specifies the connection to the X server.

       event_mask
		 Specifies the event mask.

       w	 Specifies the window whose events you are interested in.

DESCRIPTION
       The  XSelectInput function requests that	the X server report the	events
       associated with the specified event mask.  Initially, X will not	report
       any  of	these events.  Events are reported relative to a window.  If a
       window is not interested	in a device event, it  usually	propagates  to
       the  closest  ancestor  that is interested, unless the do_not_propagate
       mask prohibits it.

       Setting the event-mask attribute	of a  window  overrides	 any  previous
       call  for  the same window but not for other clients.  Multiple clients
       can select for the same events on the same window  with	the  following
       restrictions:

       o    Multiple  clients  can  select  events  on the same	window because
	    their event	masks are disjoint.  When the X	 server	 generates  an
	    event, it reports it to all	interested clients.

       o    Only  one  client at a time	can select CirculateRequest, Configur-
	    eRequest, or MapRequest events,  which  are	 associated  with  the
	    event mask SubstructureRedirectMask.

       o    Only  one client at	a time can select a ResizeRequest event, which
	    is associated with the event mask ResizeRedirectMask.

       o    Only one client at a time can select a ButtonPress event, which is
	    associated with the	event mask ButtonPressMask.

       The server reports the event to all interested clients.

       XSelectInput can	generate a BadWindow error.

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

SEE ALSO
       Xlib - C	Language X Interface

X Version 11			 libX11	1.6.12		       XSelectInput(3)

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