XkbTranslateKeySym man page

XkbTranslateKeySym — Find the string and symbol associated with a keysym for a  given keyboard state

Synopsis

int XkbTranslateKeySym (Display *dpy, KeySym *sym_inout, unsigned int mods, char *buf, int nbytes, int *extra_rtrn);

Arguments

- dpy

connection to X server

- sym_inout

symbol to be translated; result of translation

- mods

modifiers to apply to sym_inout

- buf

buffer into which returned string is written

- nbytes

size of buffer in bytes

- extra_rtrn

number of bytes overflow

Description

XkbTranslateKeySym applies the transformations specified in mods to the symbol specified by sym_inout. It returns in buf the string, if any, associated with the keysym for the current locale. If the  transformations in mods changes the keysym, sym_inout is updated accordingly. If the string returned is larger than nbytes, a count of bytes that does not fit into the buffer is returned in extra_rtrn. XkbTranslateKeySym returns the number of bytes it placed into buf.

Return Values

buf

Returns the string, if any, associated with the keysym for the current locale.

Referenced By

XkbLookupKeyBinding(3).

libX11 1.6.5 X Version 11 XKB FUNCTIONS