KeySym to Unicode?

Troy Watson drtwox at
Wed Jan 25 00:55:37 PST 2012

On 1/24/12, Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at> wrote:
> Troy Watson, le Tue 24 Jan 2012 17:36:10 +1000, a écrit :
>> Does there exist a function in Xlib as simple as this...
>> wchar_t unicode = XKeySymToUnicode( KeySym )
>> map a KeySym to it's Unicode equivalent? If not, why? What's
>> available to achieve similar results?
> XkbTranslateKeySym?
> Samuel

Thanks for the reply - Is that what I want though? Looking at
it returns me a KeySym and a char buffer filled with... something. I
just want a keysym->unicode code point conversion. I'm starting to
think such a thing doesn't exist in Xlib, for some unfathomable

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