MrmRegisterClass man page

MrmRegisterClass — Saves the information needed for MRM to access the widget creation function for user-defined widgets

Synopsis

#include <Mrm/MrmPublic.h>
Cardinal MrmRegisterClass(
MrmType class_code,
String class_name,
String create_name,
Widget (*create_proc) (),
WidgetClass class_record);

Description

The MrmRegisterClass function allows MRM to access user-defined widget classes. This function registers the necessary information for MRM to create widgets of this class. You must call MrmRegisterClass prior to fetching any user-defined class widget.

MrmRegisterClass saves the information needed to access the widget creation function and to do type conversion of argument lists by using the information in MRM databases.

class_code
This argument is ignored; it is present for compatibility with previous releases.
class_name
This argument is ignored; it is present for compatibility with previous releases.
create_name

Specifies the case-sensitive name of the low-level widget creation function for the class. An example from the Motif Toolkit is XmCreateLabel. Arguments are parent_widget, name, override_arglist, and override_argcount.

For user-defined widgets, create_name is the creation procedure in the UIL that defines this widget.

create_proc
Specifies the address of the creation function that you named in create_name.
class_record
Specifies a pointer to the class record.

Return

This function returns one of the following status return constants:

MrmSUCCESS
The function executed successfully.
MrmFAILURE
The function failed.

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