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.\"     Title: xchangekeyboarddevice
.\"    Author: [FIXME: author] [see http://docbook.sf.net/el/author]
.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.74.3 <http://docbook.sf.net/>
.\"      Date: 10/02/2009
.\"    Manual: [FIXME: manual]
.\"    Source: [FIXME: source]
.\"  Language: English
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.TH "XCHANGEKEYBOARDDEVIC" "libmansuffix" "10/02/2009" "[FIXME: source]" "[FIXME: manual]"
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.SH "NAME"
XChangeKeyboardDevice \- change which device is used as the X keyboard
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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#include <X11/extensions/XInput\&.h>
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Status XChangeKeyboardDevice( Display *display,
                              XDevice *device);
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display
       Specifies the connection to the X server\&.
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device
       Specifies the device to be used as the X keyboard\&.
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.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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The XChangeKeyboardDevice request causes the server to use the
specified device as the X keyboard\&. The device must have been
previously opened by the requesting client via XOpenDevice or a
BadDevice error will result\&. The device must support input
class Keys, or a BadMatch error will result\&. If the server
implementation does not support using the requested device as
the X keyboard, a BadDevice error will result\&.
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If the specified device is grabbed by another client,
AlreadyGrabbed is returned\&. If the specified device is frozen
by a grab on another device, GrabFrozen is returned\&. If the
request is successful, Success is returned\&.
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If the request succeeds, a ChangeDeviceNotify event is sent to
all clients that have selected that event\&. A MappingNotify
event with request = MappingKeyboard is sent to all clients\&.
The specified device becomes the X keyboard and the old X
keyboard becomes accessible through the input extension
protocol requests\&.
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XChangeKeyboardDevice can generate a BadDevice or a BadMatch
error\&.
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.SH "DIAGNOSTICS"
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BadDevice
       An invalid device was specified\&. The specified device
       does not exist, has not been opened by this client via
       XOpenInputDevice, or is already one of the core X device
       (pointer or keyboard)\&. This error may also occur if the
       server implementation does not support using the
       specified device as the X keyboard\&.
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BadMatch
       This error may occur if an XChangeKeyboardDevice request
       was made specifying a device that has no keys\&.
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.SH "SEE ALSO"
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XChangePointerDevice(libmansuffix)
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