Catching *every* event

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Wed Aug 3 08:30:27 PDT 2005

Jon Wilson wrote:
> I want to be able to catch, in one X client, literally every X event
> which is sent to any window.  Furthermore, I want this one client to
> be able to catch all of these events before any other client gets
> them, and also have the ability to delay or prevent (a la substructure
> redirect) these events from reaching the client that owns the window
> they were sent to.  Does substructure redirect do this for all events,
> or just mapping/resizing/etc. events?  Is there a clean, simple way to
> do this at all?

I believe that's exactly what XEvIE (X Event Interception Extension) was
designed for, since accessibility helpers needed the same thing:

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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