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NAME

       XmbResetIC, XwcResetIC, Xutf8ResetIC - reset the state of an input context

SYNTAX

       char *XmbResetIC(XIC ic);

       wchar_t *XwcResetIC(XIC ic);

       char *Xutf8ResetIC(XIC ic);

ARGUMENTS

       ic        Specifies the input context.

DESCRIPTION

       When XNResetState is set to XIMInitialState, XmbResetIC, XwcResetIC and Xutf8ResetIC reset
       an input context to its initial state; when XNResetState is set to  XIMPreserveState,  the
       current  input  context  state  is  preserved.   In  both cases, any input pending on that
       context is deleted.  The input method is required to clear the preedit area, if  any,  and
       update  the  status  accordingly.  Calling XmbResetIC, XwcResetIC or Xutf8ResetIC does not
       change the focus.

       The return value of XmbResetIC is its current preedit string as a multibyte  string.   The
       return  value of XwcResetIC is its current preedit string as a wide character string.  The
       return value of Xutf8ResetIC is its current preedit string as an UTF-8 string.   If  there
       is any preedit text drawn or visible to the user, then these procedures must return a non-
       NULL string.  If there is no visible preedit text, then it is input method implementation-
       dependent whether these procedures return a non-NULL string or NULL.

       The client should free the returned string by calling XFree.

       The  function  Xutf8ResetIC  is  an  extension introduced by The XFree86 Project, Inc., in
       their 4.0.2 release.  Its presence is indicated by the macro X_HAVE_UTF8_STRING.

SEE ALSO

       XCreateIC(3), XOpenIM(3), XSetICFocus(3), XSetICValues(3)
       Xlib - C Language X Interface