Re: Drawing into icon

Steve Lamont (
Wed, 15 Jan 97 13:58:00 PST

To subscribers of the xforms list from (Steve Lamont) :

> Well, I tried both XGetWMHints and XSetWMHints. None work properly,
> at least not with fvwm.

You set the icon_window field in the XWMHints and nothing happened?

Unfortunately, as I mentioned earlier, Window Manager Hints are just
that, hints. You have no idea what hints the Window Mangler is going
to honor or how. The Interclient Commnication chapter in Volume I of
the O'Reilly series is the place to look for more details on this.

> XForms developers: Is there any chance that we might get access to the top
> level widget in the next release?

There is not such thing as a Top Level Widget in XForms. XForms is
XLib based, not Xt based, so there really isn't the concept of a
Widget. There isn't really a Window hierarchy either -- all objects
(with the exception of the Canvas) are drawn into a single flat