XConvertSelection(display, selection, target, property, requestor, time)
      Display *display;
      Atom selection, target;
      Atom property;
      Window requestor;
      Time time;


display Specifies the connection to the X server.
selection Specifies the selection atom.
target Specifies the target atom.
property Specifies the property name. You also can pass None .
requestor Specifies the requestor.
time Specifies the time. You can pass either a timestamp or CurrentTime.


XConvertSelection() requests that the specified selection be converted to the specified target type:

The arguments are passed on unchanged in either of the events. There are two predefined selection atoms: PRIMARY and SECONDARY.

XConvertSelection() can generate BadAtom and BadWindow errors.


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

See also

XGetSelectionOwner(), XSetSelectionOwner(), "Selections".
Christophe Tronche, ch@tronche.com