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

XmTextGetSelection(library call)										  XmTextGetSelection(library call)

NAME
XmTextGetSelection -- A Text function that retrieves the value of the primary selection
SYNOPSIS
#include <Xm/Text.h> char * XmTextGetSelection( Widget widget);
DESCRIPTION
XmTextGetSelection retrieves the value of the primary selection. It returns a NULL pointer if no text is selected in the widget. The appli- cation is responsible for freeing the storage associated with the string by calling XtFree. widget Specifies the Text widget ID For a complete definition of Text and its associated resources, see XmText(3).
RETURN
Returns a character pointer to the string that is associated with the primary selection.
RELATED
XmText(3) and XmTextGetSelectionWcs(3). XmTextGetSelection(library call)