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XtNameToWidget(3)		 XT FUNCTIONS		     XtNameToWidget(3)

NAME
       XtNameToWidget, XtWindowToWidget	- translating strings to widgets or
       widgets to windows

SYNTAX
       Widget XtNameToWidget(Widget reference, String names);

       Widget XtWindowToWidget(Display *display, Window	window);

ARGUMENTS
       display	 Specifies the display on which	the window is defined.

       names	 Specifies the fully qualified name of the desired widget.

       reference Specifies the widget from which the search is to start.

       window	 Specify the window for	which you want the widget.

DESCRIPTION
       The XtNameToWidget function looks for a widget whose name is the	first
       component in the	specified names	and that is a pop-up child of refer-
       ence (or	a normal child if reference is a subclass of compositeWidget-
       Class).	It then	uses that widget as the	new reference and repeats the
       search after deleting the first component from the specified names.  If
       it cannot find the specified widget, XtNameToWidget returns NULL.

       Note that the names argument contains the name of a widget with respect
       to the specified	reference widget and can contain more than one widget
       name (separated by periods) for widgets that are	not direct children of
       the specified reference widget.

       If more than one	child of the reference widget matches the name,
       XtNameToWidget can return any of	the children.  The Intrinsics do not
       require that all	children of a widget have unique names.	 If the	speci-
       fied names contain more than one	component and if more than one child
       matches the first component, XtNameToWidget can return NULL if the sin-
       gle branch that it follows does not contain the named widget.  That is,
       XtNameToWidget does not back up and follow other	matching branches of
       the widget tree.

       The XtWindowToWidget function translates	the specified window and dis-
       play pointer into the appropriate widget	instance.

SEE ALSO
       X Toolkit Intrinsics - C	Language Interface
       Xlib - C	Language X Interface

X Version 11			  libXt	1.1.5		     XtNameToWidget(3)

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