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Old 06-07-2011
X window/X11 basics

Hi all,

Can anybody suggest a good resource to know about X/X-window/X11 etc in linux/unix. Introduction and useful commands. Its little confusing to me.

thanks in advance!
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Protocol::Ext::SHAPE(3pm)				User Contributed Perl Documentation				 Protocol::Ext::SHAPE(3pm)

X11::Protocol::Ext::SHAPE - Perl module for the X11 Protocol Nonrectangular Window Shape Extension SYNOPSIS
use X11::Protocol; $x = X11::Protocol->new($ENV{'DISPLAY'}); $x->init_extension('SHAPE') or die; DESCRIPTION
This module is used by the X11::Protocol module to participate in the shaped window extension to the X protocol, allowing windows to be of any shape, not just rectangles. SYMBOLIC CONSTANTS
This extension adds the constant types 'ShapeKind' and 'ShapeOp', with values as defined in the standard. EVENTS
This extension adds the event type 'ShapeNotify', with values as specified in the standard. This event is selected using the ShapeSelectInput() request. REQUESTS
This extension adds several requests, called as shown below: $x->ShapeQueryVersion => ($major, $minor) $x->ShapeRectangles($dest, $destKind, $op, $xOff, $yOff, $ordering, @rectangles) $x->ShapeMask($dest, $destKind, $op, $xOff, $yOff, $source) $x->ShapeCombine($dest, $destKind, $op, $xOff, $yOff, $source, $sourceKind) $x->ShapeOffset($dest, $destKind, $xOff, $yOff) $x->ShapeQueryExtents($dest) => ($boundingShaped, $clipShaped, ($xBoundingShape, $yBoundingShape, $widthBoundingShape, $heightBoundingShape) ($xClipShape, $yClipShape, $widthClipShape, $heightClipShape)) $x->ShapeSelectInput($window, $enable) $x->ShapeInputSelected($window) => $enable $x->ShapeGetRectangles($window, $kind) => ($ordering, [$x, $y, $width, $height], ...) AUTHOR
Stephen McCamant <SMCCAM@cpan.org>. SEE ALSO
perl(1), X11::Protocol, Nonrectangular Window Shape Extension (X Consortium Standard). perl v5.14.2 2003-02-16 Protocol::Ext::SHAPE(3pm)

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