fetches a literal from a UID file
int MrmFetchLiteral(hierarchy_id, index, display, value, type)
The MrmFetchLiteral function
reads and returns the value and type of a literal (named value)
that is stored as a public resource in a single UID file.
This function returns a pointer to the value of the literal.
For example, an integer is always returned as a pointer to an integer,
and a string is always returned as a pointer to a string.
Applications should not use MrmFetchLiteral
for fetching icon or color literals.
If this is attempted, MrmFetchLiteral returns an error.
Specifies the ID of the UID hierarchy that contains the
The hierarchy_id was returned in a previous call to
Specifies the UIL name of the literal (pixmap) to fetch.
You must define this name in UIL as an exported value.
Specifies the display used for the pixmap.
The display argument specifies the connection to the X server.
For more information on the Display structure see the Xlib function
Returns the ID of the named literal's value.
Returns the named literal's data type.
Types are defined in the include file <Mrm/MrmPublic.h>.
This function returns one of these status return constants:
The function executed successfully.
The hierarchy ID was invalid.
The literal was not found in the UIL file.
The caller tried to fetch a literal of a type not supported by this
The function failed.
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