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Manual Reference Pages  -  XOSD_CREATE (3)

NAME

xosd_create - Create a new XOSD object

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

#include <xosd.h>

xosd *xosd_create (int number_lines);

DESCRIPTION

xosd_init creates a new xosd window that can be used to display textual or numerical data on a X11 display in a unmanaged, shaped window that appears to be transparent. It provides a similar effect to the on-screen display of many televisions and video recorders.

ARGUMENTS

number_lines
  The maximum number of lines of text that the window can display. This value cannot be changed.

RETURN VALUE

On success a pointer to a new xosd object is returned, otherwise NULL is returned.

ENVIRONMENT

DISPLAY
  The environment variable that determines which X11 display the XOSD window appears.

char *xosd_error
  A string to a text string describing the error.

HISTORY

The xosd_create function first appeared in version 2.0 of the XOSD library, replacing the now depricated xosd_init function.

AUTHORS

The XOSD library was originally written by Andr´┐Ż Renaud, and is currenly maintained by Tim Wright. This document was written by Michael JasonSmith.

BUGS

There are no known bugs with xosd_create. Bug reports can be sent to <xosd@ignavus.net>.

SEE ALSO

xosd_destroy(3xosd), xosd_show(3xosd), xosd_set_pos(3xosd), xosd_set_align(3xosd), xosd_set_shadow_offset(3xosd), xosd_set_offset(3xosd), xosd_set_timeout(3xosd), xosd_set_colour(3xosd), xosd_set_font(3xosd), xosd_show(3xosd), xosd_scroll(3xosd),

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