get_xatom_by_name


Description:

[ CCode ( cname = "gdk_x11_get_xatom_by_name_for_display" ) ]
public Atom get_xatom_by_name (string atom_name)

Returns the X atom for a Display corresponding to atom_name.

This function caches the result, so if called repeatedly it is much faster than intern_atom, which is a round trip to the server each time.

Parameters:

atom_name

a string

display

a Display

Returns:

a X atom for a Display