Method

GtkWidgetget_clipboard

Declaration [src]

GtkClipboard*
gtk_widget_get_clipboard (
  GtkWidget* widget,
  GdkAtom selection
)

Description [src]

Returns the clipboard object for the given selection to be used with widget. widget must have a GdkDisplay associated with it, so must be attached to a toplevel window.

Available since:2.2

Parameters

selection GdkAtom
 

A GdkAtom which identifies the clipboard to use. GDK_SELECTION_CLIPBOARD gives the default clipboard. Another common value is GDK_SELECTION_PRIMARY, which gives the primary X selection.

Return value

Returns: GtkClipboard
 

The appropriate clipboard object. If no clipboard already exists, a new one will be created. Once a clipboard object has been created, it is persistent for all time.

 The data is owned by the instance.