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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for xminternatom (redhat section 3)

XmInternAtom(library call)												XmInternAtom(library call)

NAME
XmInternAtom -- A macro that returns an atom for a given name
SYNOPSIS
#include <Xm/AtomMgr.h> Atom XmInternAtom( Display * display, String name, Boolean only_if_exists);
DESCRIPTION
XmInternAtom returns an atom for a given name. The returned atom remains defined even after the client's connection closes. The returned atom becomes undefined when the last connection to the X server closes. display Specifies the connection to the X server name Specifies the name associated with the atom you want returned. The value of name is case dependent. only_if_exists Specifies a Boolean value. If False, the atom is created even if it does not exist. (If it does not exist, the returned atom will be None.) If True, the atom is created only if it exists.
RETURN
Returns an atom. XmInternAtom(library call)

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