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XmTrackingLocate(3) Library Functions Manual XmTrackingLocate(3)


XmTrackingLocate — A Toolkit function that provides a modal interaction "XmTrackingLocate" "Toolkit functions" "XmTrackingLocate"


#include <Xm/Xm.h>
Widget XmTrackingLocate(
Widget widget,
Cursor cursor,
Boolean confine_to);


XmTrackingLocate provides a modal interface for selection of a component. It is intended to support context help. This function is implemented as XmTrackingEvent.

NOTE: This function is obsolete and exists for compatibility with previous releases. It has been replaced by XmTrackingEvent.

Specifies the widget ID of a widget to use as the basis of the modal interaction. That is, the widget within which the interaction must occur, usually a top-level shell.
Specifies the cursor to be used for the pointer during the interaction. This is a standard X cursor name.
Specifies whether or not the cursor should be confined to widget


Returns the widget or gadget that contains the pointer when BSelect is released or a key is released. If no widget or gadget contains the pointer, the function returns NULL.