X11 status Capture for an arbitary application

Dibyayan Chakraborty dib.coolguy at gmail.com
Fri May 17 08:53:13 PDT 2013

Ok. Thank you for the reply. 
Then is it possible to query the window specific attributes of an
application from another program?
And can you please elaborate this "debugger or remote introspection" ?

On Fri, 2013-05-17 at 08:42 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 05/17/13 08:37 AM, Dibyayan Chakraborty wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I think i should be more clear on the specific terms that i previously used.
> >   By "menu list" i meant to say the menus which are often present in the
> > applications(e.g File, Edit, View, Insert) and by "event queue" i referred the
> > event queue of the application where the key Events and Mouse Events are
> > buffered prior to its processing.
> X11 has no concept of menus - those are implemented in toolkits (usually) or
> applications (in some rare cases).   Similarly once the events are delivered
> to the client, you'd need some form of debugger or remote introspection to
> find out if the client has processed them or still has them in a queue to
> handle later - there is no X11 API to query event queue state from another
> program.

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