XLib Manual

XLib Manual which was converted by Christophe Tronche. You can also download the xlib-manual.tar.gz archive and browse it at your leisure locally.


1. Introduction - Overview and standard header-files
2. Display Functions - Open & close function
3. Window - All about the window
4. Window Information - Window informations
5. Pixmap & Cursor - Pixmaps create and destroy
6. Color Management - Cumbersome stuff with colormaps
7. Graphic Context (GC) - The details of how to draw things
8. Graphics - Things to draw (line, areas, etc)
9. Window- and Session-Manager - Reparenting and alike
10. Events - All on events
11. Event Handling - How to handle it
12. Input Devices - Keyboard & mice
14. Inter Client Communication (ICC) - As it says
15. Resource Manager - Resources for applications
16. Application Utilities - Buffers, images, bitmaps
Appendix A - XLib functions overview
Appendix B - Font Cursors
Appendix C - Extensions
Appendix D - Compatibility Functions