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XkbSetAutoRepeatRate(3)          XKB FUNCTIONS         XkbSetAutoRepeatRate(3)

       XkbSetAutoRepeatRate  -  Sets  the attributes of the RepeatKeys control
       for a keyboard device

       Bool XkbSetAutoRepeatRate ( display, device_spec, timeout, interval )
             Display * display ;
             unsigned int  device_spec ;
             unsigned int  timeout ;
             unsigned int  interval ;

       - display
              connection to X server

       - device_spec
              device to configure, or XkbUseCoreKbd

       - timeout
              initial delay, ms

       - interval
              delay between repeats, ms

       The core protocol allows only control over whether or  not  the  entire
       keyboard   or  individual  keys  should  auto-repeat  when  held  down.
       RepeatKeys is a boolean control that extends this capability by  adding
       control  over  the  delay  until a key begins to repeat and the rate at
       which it repeats. RepeatKeys is coupled with the core auto-repeat  con-
       trol:  when  RepeatKeys is enabled or disabled, the core auto-repeat is
       enabled or disabled and vice versa.

       Auto-repeating keys are controlled by two attributes. The first,  time-
       out,  is the delay after the initial press of an auto-repeating key and
       the first generated repeat event. The second, interval,  is  the  delay
       between  all  subsequent  generated  repeat events. As with all boolean
       controls, configuring the attributes that  determine  how  the  control
       operates does not automatically enable the control as a whole.

       XkbSetAutoRepeatRate  sends  a request to the X server to configure the
       AutoRepeat control attributes to the values specified  in  timeout  and

       XkbSetAutoRepeatRate  does  not  wait  for a reply; it normally returns
       True. Specifying a zero value for either timeout or interval causes the
       server  to  generate a BadValue protocol error. If a compatible version
       of the Xkb extension is not  available  in  the  server,  XkbSetAutoRe-
       peatRate returns False.

       True           The XkbSetAutoRepeatRate function returns True normally.

       False          The  XkbSetAutoRepeatRate  function  returns  False if a
                      compatible version of the Xkb extension is not available
                      in the server.

       BadValue       An argument is out of range

X Version 11                     libX11 1.1.5          XkbSetAutoRepeatRate(3)