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int xdo_get_number_of_desktops ( const xdo_t xdo,
long *  ndesktops 

Get the current number of desktops. Uses _NET_NUMBER_OF_DESKTOPS of the EWMH spec.

ndesktops pointer to long where the current number of desktops is stored

Definition at line 419 of file xdo.c.

References xdo::xdpy.

  Atom type;
  int size;
  long nitems;
  unsigned char *data;
  Window root;
  Atom request;

  if (_xdo_ewmh_is_supported(xdo, "_NET_NUMBER_OF_DESKTOPS") == False) {
            "Your windowmanager claims not to support _NET_NUMBER_OF_DESKTOPS, "
            "so the attempt to query the number of desktops was aborted.\n");
    return XDO_ERROR;

  request = XInternAtom(xdo->xdpy, "_NET_NUMBER_OF_DESKTOPS", False);
  root = XDefaultRootWindow(xdo->xdpy);

  data = xdo_getwinprop(xdo, root, request, &nitems, &type, &size);

  if (nitems > 0) {
    *ndesktops = *((long*)data);
  } else {
    *ndesktops = 0;

  return _is_success("XGetWindowProperty[_NET_NUMBER_OF_DESKTOPS]",
                     *ndesktops == 0);

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