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NAME

       XQueryTree - query window tree information

SYNTAX

       Status XQueryTree(Display *display, Window w, Window *root_return,
              Window *parent_return, Window **children_return, unsigned int
              *nchildren_return);

ARGUMENTS

       children_return
                 Returns the list of children.

       display   Specifies the connection to the X server.

       nchildren_return
                 Returns the number of children.

       parent_return
                 Returns the parent window.

       root_return
                 Returns the root window.

       w         Specifies the window whose list of children, root, parent,
                 and number of children you want to obtain.

DESCRIPTION

       The XQueryTree function returns the root ID, the parent window ID, a
       pointer to the list of children windows (NULL when there are no
       children), and the number of children in the list for the specified
       window.  The children are listed in current stacking order, from
       bottom-most (first) to top-most (last).  XQueryTree returns zero if it
       fails and nonzero if it succeeds.  To free a non-NULL children list
       when it is no longer needed, use XFree.

       XQueryTree can generate a BadWindow error.

BUGS

       This really should return a screen *, not a root window ID.

DIAGNOSTICS

       BadWindow A value for a Window argument does not name a defined Window.

SEE ALSO

       XFree(3), XGetWindowAttributes(3), XQueryPointer(3)
       Xlib - C Language X Interface