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XmTextFieldGetSelection(3) Library Functions Manual XmTextFieldGetSelection(3)


XmTextFieldGetSelection — A TextField function that retrieves the value of the primary selection "XmTextFieldGetSelection" "TextField functions" "XmTextFieldGetSelection"


#include <Xm/TextF.h>
char * XmTextFieldGetSelection(
Widget widget);


XmTextFieldGetSelection retrieves the value of the primary selection. It returns a NULL pointer if no text is selected in the widget. The application is responsible for freeing the storage associated with the string by calling XtFree.

Specifies the TextField widget ID

For a complete definition of TextField and its associated resources, see XmTextField(3).


Returns a character pointer to the string that is associated with the primary selection.


XmTextField(3) and XmTextFieldGetSelectionWcs(3).