xosd_create - Create a new XOSD object
xosd *xosd_create (int number_lines);
xosd_init creates a new xosd window that can be used to display textual
or numerical data on a X11 display in a unmanaged, shaped window that
appears to be transparent. It provides a similar effect to the on-
screen display of many televisions and video recorders.
The maximum number of lines of text that the window can display.
This value cannot be changed.
On success a pointer to a new xosd object is returned, otherwise NULL
The environment variable that determines which X11 display the
XOSD window appears.
A string to a text string describing the error.
The xosd_create function first appeared in version 2.0 of the XOSD
library, replacing the now depricated xosd_init function.
The XOSD library was originally written by André Renaud, and is
currenly maintained by Tim Wright. This document was written by Michael
There are no known bugs with xosd_create. Bug reports can be sent to
xosd_destroy(3), xosd_show(3), xosd_set_pos(3), xosd_set_align(3),
xosd_set_shadow_offset(3), xosd_set_offset(3), xosd_set_timeout(3),
xosd_set_colour(3), xosd_set_font(3), xosd_show(3), xosd_scroll(3).