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Motif 2.1 Programmer's Reference
A clipboard function that copies a data item passed by name
int XmClipboardCopyByName ( display, window, data_id,
buffer, length, private_id)
Display * display;
unsigned long length;
XmClipboardCopyByName copies the actual data for a data item that was
previously passed by name to the clipboard. Data is considered to be passed by
name when a call to XmClipboardCopy is made with a NULL buffer parameter.
Additional calls to this function append new data to the existing data.
displaySpecifies a pointer to the Display structure that was returned in a
previous call to XOpenDisplay or XtDisplay.
windowSpecifies the window ID of a widget that relates the application window to
the clipboard. The widget's window ID can be obtained through XtWindow.
The same application instance should pass the same window ID to each clipboard
function it calls.
data_idSpecifies an identifying number assigned to the data item that uniquely
identifies the data item and the format. This number was assigned by
XmClipboardCopy to the data item.
bufferSpecifies the buffer from which the clipboard copies the data.
lengthSpecifies the number of bytes in the data item.
private_idSpecifies the private data that the application wants to store with the
XmClipboardSuccessThe function was successful.
XmClipboardLockedThe function failed because the clipboard was locked by another
application. The application can continue to call the function again with the
same parameters until the lock goes away. This gives the application the
opportunity to ask if the user wants to keep trying or to give up on the
(3), and XmClipboardUnlock
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