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NAME

       XSetTransientForHint, XGetTransientForHint - set or read a window's WM_TRANSIENT_FOR
       property

SYNTAX

       int XSetTransientForHint(Display *display, Window w, Window prop_window);

       Status XGetTransientForHint(Display *display, Window w, Window *prop_window_return);

ARGUMENTS

       display   Specifies the connection to the X server.

       w         Specifies the window.

       prop_window
                 Specifies the window that the WM_TRANSIENT_FOR property is to be set to.

       prop_window_return
                 Returns the WM_TRANSIENT_FOR property of the specified window.

DESCRIPTION

       The XSetTransientForHint function sets the WM_TRANSIENT_FOR property of the specified
       window to the specified prop_window.

       XSetTransientForHint can generate BadAlloc and BadWindow errors.

       The XGetTransientForHint function returns the WM_TRANSIENT_FOR property for the specified
       window.  It returns a nonzero status on success; otherwise, it returns a zero status.

       XGetTransientForHint can generate a BadWindow error.

PROPERTIES

       WM_TRANSIENT_FOR
                 Set by application programs to indicate to the window manager that a transient
                 top-level window, such as a dialog box.

DIAGNOSTICS

       BadAlloc  The server failed to allocate the requested resource or server memory.

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

SEE ALSO

       XAllocClassHint(3), XAllocIconSize(3), XAllocSizeHints(3), XAllocWMHints(3),
       XSetCommand(3), XSetTextProperty(3), XSetWMClientMachine(3), XSetWMColormapWindows(3),
       XSetWMIconName(3), XSetWMName(3), XSetWMProperties(3), XSetWMProtocols(3),
       XStringListToTextProperty(3)
       Xlib - C Language X Interface