Function

Gtkselection_convert

Declaration [src]

gboolean
gtk_selection_convert (
  GtkWidget* widget,
  GdkAtom selection,
  GdkAtom target,
  guint32 time_
)

Description [src]

Requests the contents of a selection. When received, a “selection-received” signal will be generated.

Parameters

widget GtkWidget
 

The widget which acts as requestor.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
selection GdkAtom
 

Which selection to get.

target GdkAtom
 

Form of information desired (e.g., STRING)

time_ guint32
 

Time of request (usually of triggering event) In emergency, you could use #GDK_CURRENT_TIME.

Return value

Returns: gboolean
 

TRUE if requested succeeded. FALSE if we could not process request. (e.g., there was already a request in process for this widget).