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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<protocol name="gtk_primary_selection">
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<description summary="Primary selection protocol">
This protocol provides the ability to have a primary selection device to
match that of the X server. This primary selection is a shortcut to the
common clipboard selection, where text just needs to be selected in order
to allow copying it elsewhere. The de facto way to perform this action
is the middle mouse button, although it is not limited to this one.
Clients wishing to honor primary selection should create a primary
selection source and set it as the selection through
wp_primary_selection_device.set_selection whenever the text selection
changes. In order to minimize calls in pointer-driven text selection,
it should happen only once after the operation finished. Similarly,
a NULL source should be set when text is unselected.
wp_primary_selection_offer objects are first announced through the
wp_primary_selection_device.data_offer event. Immediately after this event,
the primary data offer will emit wp_primary_selection_offer.offer events
to let know of the mime types being offered.
When the primary selection changes, the client with the keyboard focus
will receive wp_primary_selection_device.selection events. Only the client
with the keyboard focus will receive such events with a non-NULL
wp_primary_selection_offer. Across keyboard focus changes, previously
focused clients will receive wp_primary_selection_device.events with a
NULL wp_primary_selection_offer.
In order to request the primary selection data, the client must pass
a recent serial pertaining to the press event that is triggering the
operation, if the compositor deems the serial valid and recent, the
wp_primary_selection_source.send event will happen in the other end
to let the transfer begin. The client owning the primary selection
should write the requested data, and close the file descriptor
immediately.
If the primary selection owner client disappeared during the transfer,
the client reading the data will receive a
wp_primary_selection_device.selection event with a NULL
wp_primary_selection_offer, the client should take this as a hint
to finish the reads related to the no longer existing offer.
The primary selection owner should be checking for errors during
writes, merely cancelling the ongoing transfer if any happened.
</description>
<interface name="gtk_primary_selection_device_manager" version="1">
<description summary="X primary selection emulation">
The primary selection device manager is a singleton global object that
provides access to the primary selection. It allows to create
wp_primary_selection_source objects, as well as retrieving the per-seat
wp_primary_selection_device objects.
</description>
<request name="create_source">
<description summary="create a new primary selection source">
Create a new primary selection source.
</description>
<arg name="id" type="new_id" interface="gtk_primary_selection_source"/>
</request>
<request name="get_device">
<description summary="create a new primary selection device">
Create a new data device for a given seat.
</description>
<arg name="id" type="new_id" interface="gtk_primary_selection_device"/>
<arg name="seat" type="object" interface="wl_seat"/>
</request>
<request name="destroy" type="destructor">
<description summary="destroy the primary selection device manager">
Destroy the primary selection device manager.
</description>
</request>
</interface>
<interface name="gtk_primary_selection_device" version="1">
<request name="set_selection">
<description summary="set the primary selection">
Replaces the current selection. The previous owner of the primary selection
will receive a wp_primary_selection_source.cancelled event.
To unset the selection, set the source to NULL.
</description>
<arg name="source" type="object" interface="gtk_primary_selection_source" allow-null="true"/>
<arg name="serial" type="uint" summary="serial of the event that triggered this request"/>
</request>
<event name="data_offer">
<description summary="introduce a new wp_primary_selection_offer">
Introduces a new wp_primary_selection_offer object that may be used
to receive the current primary selection. Immediately following this
event, the new wp_primary_selection_offer object will send
wp_primary_selection_offer.offer events to describe the offered mime
types.
</description>
<arg name="offer" type="new_id" interface="gtk_primary_selection_offer"/>
</event>
<event name="selection">
<description summary="advertise a new primary selection">
The wp_primary_selection_device.selection event is sent to notify the
client of a new primary selection. This event is sent after the
wp_primary_selection.data_offer event introducing this object, and after
the offer has announced its mimetypes through
wp_primary_selection_offer.offer.
The data_offer is valid until a new offer or NULL is received
or until the client loses keyboard focus. The client must destroy the
previous selection data_offer, if any, upon receiving this event.
</description>
<arg name="id" type="object" interface="gtk_primary_selection_offer" allow-null="true"/>
</event>
<request name="destroy" type="destructor">
<description summary="destroy the primary selection device">
Destroy the primary selection device.
</description>
</request>
</interface>
<interface name="gtk_primary_selection_offer" version="1">
<description summary="offer to transfer primary selection contents">
A wp_primary_selection_offer represents an offer to transfer the contents
of the primary selection clipboard to the client. Similar to
wl_data_offer, the offer also describes the mime types that the source
will transferthat the
data can be converted to and provides the mechanisms for transferring the
data directly to the client.
</description>
<request name="receive">
<description summary="request that the data is transferred">
To transfer the contents of the primary selection clipboard, the client
issues this request and indicates the mime type that it wants to
receive. The transfer happens through the passed file descriptor
(typically created with the pipe system call). The source client writes
the data in the mime type representation requested and then closes the
file descriptor.
The receiving client reads from the read end of the pipe until EOF and
closes its end, at which point the transfer is complete.
</description>
<arg name="mime_type" type="string"/>
<arg name="fd" type="fd"/>
</request>
<request name="destroy" type="destructor">
<description summary="destroy the primary selection offer">
Destroy the primary selection offer.
</description>
</request>
<event name="offer">
<description summary="advertise offered mime type">
Sent immediately after creating announcing the wp_primary_selection_offer
through wp_primary_selection_device.data_offer. One event is sent per
offered mime type.
</description>
<arg name="mime_type" type="string"/>
</event>
</interface>
<interface name="gtk_primary_selection_source" version="1">
<description summary="offer to replace the contents of the primary selection">
The source side of a wp_primary_selection_offer, it provides a way to
describe the offered data and respond to requests to transfer the
requested contents of the primary selection clipboard.
</description>
<request name="offer">
<description summary="add an offered mime type">
This request adds a mime type to the set of mime types advertised to
targets. Can be called several times to offer multiple types.
</description>
<arg name="mime_type" type="string"/>
</request>
<request name="destroy" type="destructor">
<description summary="destroy the primary selection source">
Destroy the primary selection source.
</description>
</request>
<event name="send">
<description summary="send the primary selection contents">
Request for the current primary selection contents from the client.
Send the specified mime type over the passed file descriptor, then
close it.
</description>
<arg name="mime_type" type="string"/>
<arg name="fd" type="fd"/>
</event>
<event name="cancelled">
<description summary="request for primary selection contents was canceled">
This primary selection source is no longer valid. The client should
clean up and destroy this primary selection source.
</description>
</event>
</interface>
</protocol>