Parent Handle of a Video Sub-Window

saad shams saad.shams at
Tue Aug 12 00:15:52 PDT 2008

is there anyone reading my mails ???

On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 1:16 AM, saad shams <saad.shams at> wrote:

> Any clue ?
> How to get the window id of the one that spawns a new subwindow. Is there
> any other way to get the parent id of window instead of XQueryTree()?
> thanks
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 11:03 AM, saad shams <saad.shams at> wrote:
>> I need to get the Window Id of the browser in case of playing a
>> mediaplayer (vlc) as plugin OR the window id of vlc-player in case I am
>> playing video as in normal player. The code to get the IDs
>> (root,children,parent) depends on the location of function call
>> XQueryTree()....I have also tried getting rootwindowID but always gives
>> BadWindow error. I dont know where I can get the appropriate information
>> .......I dont know whats wrong with getting parent-id of player/browser
>> after video goes into fullscreen ....but i am not sure yet....
>> Is there any other way I can get the WindowId of the parent of fullscreen
>> video window ???
>> thanks & regards
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