XmTextPosToXY man page

XmTextPosToXY — A Text function that accesses the x and y position of a character position

Synopsis

#include <Xm/Text.h>
Boolean XmTextPosToXY(
Widget widget,
XmTextPosition position,
Position *x,
Position *y);

Description

XmTextPosToXY accesses the x and y position, relative to the upper left corner of the Text widget, of a given character position in the text buffer.

In the case of horizontal writing, the position is the origin of the character. In the case of vertical writing, the position is the vertical origin of the character.

widget
Specifies the Text widget ID
position
Specifies the character position in the text for which the x and y position is accessed. This is an integer number of characters from the beginning of the buffer. The first character position is 0 (zero).
x
Specifies the pointer in which the x position is returned. The returned position is the distance from the left side of the widget to the left border of the character. This value is meaningful only if the function returns True.
y
Specifies the pointer in which the y position is returned. The returned position is the distance from the top of the widget to the character's baseline. This value is meaningful only if the function returns True.

For a complete definition of Text and its associated resources, see XmText(3).

Return

This function returns True if the character position is displayed in the Text widget; otherwise, it returns False, and no x or y value is returned.

Referenced By

XmText(3).