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.
Specifies a pointer to the Display structure that was returned in a
previous call to XOpenDisplay or XtDisplay.
Specifies a widget's window ID that relates the application window to the
clipboard. The widget's window ID can be obtained by using
The same application instance should pass the same window ID to each
clipboard function it calls.
Specifies 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.
Specifies the buffer from which the clipboard copies the data.
Specifies the number of bytes in the data item.
Specifies the private data that the application wants to store with the
The function is successful.
The 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 operation.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003