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form_field_info

Section: Curses Library Functions (3CURSES)
Updated: 31 Dec 1996
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NAME

form_field_info, field_info, dynamic_field_info - get forms field characteristics  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ]
#include <form.h>

int field_info(FIELD *field, int *rows, int *cols, int *frow, int *fcol, int *nrow, int *nbuf);

int dynamic_field_info(FIELD *field, int *drows, int *dcols, int *max);  

DESCRIPTION

field_info() returns the size, position, and other named field characteristics, as defined in the original call to new_field(), to the locations pointed to by the arguments rows, cols, frow, fcol, nrow, and nbuf.

dynamic_field_info() returns the actual size of the field in the pointer arguments drows, dcols and returns the maximum growth allowed for field in max. If no maximum growth limit is specified for field, max will contain 0. A field can be made dynamic by turning off the field option O_STATIC.  

RETURN VALUES

These routines return one of the following:

E_OK The function returned successfully.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error.

E_BAD_ARGUMENT An argument is incorrect.

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-LevelUnsafe

 

SEE ALSO

curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), attributes(5)  

NOTES

The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO
NOTES

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