xcb_get_selection_owner(3) XCB Requests xcb_get_selection_owner(3)

xcb_get_selection_owner - Gets the owner of a selection

#include <xcb/xproto.h>

xcb_get_selection_owner_cookie_t xcb_get_selection_owner(xcb_connection_t *conn, xcb_atom_t selection);

typedef struct xcb_get_selection_owner_reply_t {

uint8_t response_type;
uint8_t pad0;
uint16_t sequence;
uint32_t length;
xcb_window_t owner; } xcb_get_selection_owner_reply_t;

xcb_get_selection_owner_reply_t *xcb_get_selection_owner_reply(xcb_connection_t *conn, xcb_get_selection_owner_cookie_t cookie, xcb_generic_error_t **e);

The XCB connection to X11.
The selection.

The type of this reply, in this case XCB_GET_SELECTION_OWNER. This field is also present in the xcb_generic_reply_t and can be used to tell replies apart from each other.
The sequence number of the last request processed by the X11 server.
The length of the reply, in words (a word is 4 bytes).
The current selection owner window.

Gets the owner of the specified selection.

TODO: briefly explain what a selection is.

Returns an xcb_get_selection_owner_cookie_t. Errors have to be handled when calling the reply function xcb_get_selection_owner_reply.

If you want to handle errors in the event loop instead, use xcb_get_selection_owner_unchecked. See xcb-requests(3) for details.

selection does not refer to a valid atom.

xcb-requests(3), xcb_set_selection_owner(3)

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