XkbLatchModifiers

Section: XKB FUNCTIONS (3)
Updated: libX11 1.6.2
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NAME

XkbLatchModifiers - Latches and unlatches any of the eight real keyboard modifiers  

SYNOPSIS

Bool XkbLatchModifiers (Display *display, unsigned int device_spec, unsigned int affect, unsigned int values);
     
 

ARGUMENTS

display
connection to the X server
device_spec
device ID, or XkbUseCoreKbd
affect
mask of real modifiers whose lock state is to change
values
1 => lock, 0 => unlock; only for modifiers selected by affect
 

DESCRIPTION

XkbLatchModifiers sends a request to the server to latch the real modifiers selected by both affect and values and to unlatch the real modifiers selected by affect , but not selected by values.

XkbLatchModifiers does not wait for a reply from the server. It returns True if the request was sent, and False otherwise.

The functions in this section that change the use of modifiers use a mask in the parameter affect. It is a bitwise inclusive OR of the legal modifier masks:

Table 1 Real Modifier Masks

Mask

ShiftMask
LockMask
ControlMask
Mod1Mask
Mod2Mask
Mod3Mask
Mod4Mask
Mod5Mask
 

RETURN VALUES

True
The XkbLatchModifiers function returns True if a request was sent to the server to latch the real modifiers selected by both affect and values and to unlatch the real modifiers selected by affect , but not selected by values.
False
The XkbLatchModifiers function returns False if the request was not sent.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES