XmClipboardLock - A clipboard function that locks the clipboard
#include <Xm/Xm.h> #include <Xm/CutPaste.h>
int XmClipboardLock (display, window)
Display * display;
XmClipboardLock locks the clipboard from access by another application until XmClipboardUnlock is called. All clipboard functions lock and unlock the clipboard to prevent simultaneous access. This function allows the application to keep the clipboard data from changing between calls to Inquire and other clipboard functions. The application does not need to lock the clipboard between calls to XmClipboardStartCopy and XmClipboardEndCopy or to XmClipboardStartRetrieve and XmClipboardEndRetrieve.
If the clipboard is already locked by another application, XmClipboardLock returns an error status. Multiple calls to this
function by the same application increases the lock level.
Specifies a pointer to the Display
structure that was returned in a previous call to XOpenDisplay
Specifies a widget's window ID that relates the application
window to the clipboard. The widget's window ID can be obtained by using XtWindow. The same application instance should pass the same window
ID to each of the clipboard functions that it calls.
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
XmClipboardEndCopy(3X), XmClipboardEndRetrieve(3X), XmClipboardStartCopy(3X), XmClipboardStartRetrieve(3X), XmClipboardUnlock(3X)