xcb_create_gc man page

xcb_create_gc — Creates a graphics context

Synopsis

#include <xcb/xproto.h>

Request function

xcb_void_cookie_t xcb_create_gc(xcb_connection_t *conn, xcb_gcontext_t cid, xcb_drawable_t drawable, uint32_t value_mask, const void *value_list);

Request Arguments

conn
The XCB connection to X11.
cid
The ID with which you will refer to the graphics context, created by xcb_generate_id.
drawable
Drawable to get the root/depth from.
value_mask
TODO: NOT YET DOCUMENTED.
value_list
TODO: NOT YET DOCUMENTED.

Description

Creates a graphics context. The graphics context can be used with any drawable that has the same root and depth as the specified drawable.

Return Value

Returns an xcb_void_cookie_t. Errors (if any) have to be handled in the event loop.

If you want to handle errors directly with xcb_request_check instead, use xcb_create_gc_checked. See xcb-requests(3) for details.

Errors

xcb_alloc_error_t
The X server could not allocate the requested resources (no memory?).
xcb_drawable_error_t
The specified drawable (Window or Pixmap) does not exist.
xcb_font_error_t
TODO: reasons?
xcb_match_error_t
TODO: reasons?
xcb_pixmap_error_t
TODO: reasons?
xcb_value_error_t
TODO: reasons?

See Also

xcb-requests(3), xcb_generate_id(3)

Author

Generated from xproto.xml. Contact xcb@lists.freedesktop.org for corrections and improvements.

Referenced By

xcb_create_gc_checked(3) is an alias of xcb_create_gc(3).

libxcb 1.12 X Version 11 XCB Requests