XmImGetXIC man page

XmImGetXIC ā€” An input manager function that obtains an XIC for a widget

Synopsis

#include <Xm/XmIm.h>
XIC XmImGetXIC(
Widget widget,
XmInputPolicy input_policy,
ArgList args,
Cardinal num_args);

Description

XmImGetXIC creates and registers an X Input Context (XIC) with the specified arguments for widget. If XmINHERIT_POLICY is specified for input_policy, a new XIC will be created only if required to by the arguments or by the VendorShell input policy. Any existing XIC registered with widget is unregistered.

Refer to the VendorShell reference page for further details.

widget

Specifies the ID of a widget for which an Input Context is to be created.

input_policy

Specifies the type of input policy. It accepts the following values:

XmINHERIT_POLICY

Inherits the policy from VendorShell.

XmPER_WIDGET

Creates a new XIC for this widget.

XmPER_SHELL

Creates a new XIC for the shell, if needed.

args

Specifies an XtArgList parameter to use for creating the XIC.

num_args

Specifies the number of arguments in the args parameter.

Return

Returns the created XIC. The application is responsible for freeing the returned XIC by calling XmImFreeXIC.

Referenced By

XmImFreeXIC(3), XmImMbLookupString(3), XmImSetXIC(3).