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int xdo_get_current_desktop ( const xdo_t xdo,
long *  desktop 

Get the current desktop. Uses _NET_CURRENT_DESKTOP of the EWMH spec.

desktop pointer to long where the current desktop number is stored.

Definition at line 482 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_CURRENT_DESKTOP") == False) {
            "Your windowmanager claims not to support _NET_CURRENT_DESKTOP, "
            "so the query for the current desktop was aborted.\n");
    return XDO_ERROR;

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

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

  if (nitems > 0) {
    *desktop = *((long*)data);
  } else {
    *desktop = -1;

  return _is_success("XGetWindowProperty[_NET_CURRENT_DESKTOP]",
                     *desktop == -1);

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