1. NAME

XkbLockModifiers - Locks and unlocks any of the eight real keyboard modifiers

2. SYNOPSIS

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

3. 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

4. DESCRIPTION

XkbLockModifiers sends a request to the server to lock the real modifiers selected by both affect and values and to unlock the real modifiers selected by affect, but not selected by values. XkbLockModifiers 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:

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Table 1 Real Modifier Masks
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Mask
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ShiftMask
LockMask
ControlMask
Mod1Mask
Mod2Mask
Mod3Mask
Mod4Mask
Mod5Mask

5. RETURN VALUES

  • True
                   The XkbLockModifiers function returns True if a request is sent to the server to lock the real modifiers selected by both affect and values and to unlock the real modifiers selected by affect, but not selected by values.
  • False
                   The XkbLockModifiers function returns False if the request was not sent.