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XkbGetKeyModifierMap(3)		 XKB FUNCTIONS	       XkbGetKeyModifierMap(3)

NAME
       XkbGetKeyModifierMap  -	Update the modifier map	for one	or more	of the
       keys in a keyboard description

SYNOPSIS
       Status XkbGetKeyModifierMap (Display *dpy, unsigned int first, unsigned
	      int num, XkbDescPtr xkb);

ARGUMENTS
       - dpy  connection to X server

       - first
	      keycode of first key to get

       - num  number of	keys for which information is desired

       - xkb  keyboard description to update

DESCRIPTION
       The  modmap  entry  of  the client map is an array, indexed by keycode,
       specifying the real modifiers bound to a	key. Each entry	is a mask com-
       posed of	a bitwise inclusive OR of the legal real modifiers: ShiftMask,
       LockMask, ControlMask,  Mod1Mask,  Mod2Mask,  Mod3Mask,	Mod4Mask,  and
       Mod5Mask.  If  a	bit is set in a	modmap entry, the corresponding	key is
       bound to	that modifier.

       Pressing	or releasing the key bound to a	modifier changes the  modifier
       set  and	 unset	state. The particular manner in	which the modifier set
       and unset state changes is determined by	the behavior and  actions  as-
       signed to the key.

       XkbGetKeyModifierMap  sends  a  request	to the server for the modifier
       mappings	for num	keys starting with the key whose keycode is first.  It
       waits for a reply and places the	results	in the xkb-_map-_modmap	array.
       If successful, XkbGetKeyModifier	returns	Success.

       If the map component of the xkb parameter has not been  allocated,  Xk-
       bGetKeyModifierMap allocates and	initializes it.

       If  a  compatible  version of Xkb is not	available in the server	or the
       Xkb extension has not been properly initialized,	XkbGetKeySyms  returns
       BadAccess.  If any allocation errors occur while	obtaining the modifier
       map, XkbGetKeyModifierMap returns BadAlloc.

DIAGNOSTICS
       BadAccess      The Xkb extension	has not	been properly initialized

       BadAlloc	      Unable to	allocate storage

X Version 11			 libX11	1.6.5	       XkbGetKeyModifierMap(3)

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