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form_post

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

form_post, post_form, unpost_form - write or erase forms from associated subwindows  

SYNOPSIS

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

int post_form(FORM *form);

int unpost_form(FORM *form);  

DESCRIPTION

post_form() writes form into its associated subwindow. The application programmer must use curses library routines to display the form on the physical screen or call update_panels() if the panels library is being used.

unpost_form() erases form from its associated subwindow.  

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.

E_POSTED The form is posted.

E_NOT_POSTED The form is not posted.

E_NO_ROOM The form does not fit in the subwindow.

E_BAD_STATE The routine was called from an        initialization or termination function.

E_NOT_CONNECTED The field is not connected to a form.

 

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-LevelUnsafe

 

SEE ALSO

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

NOTES

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


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO
NOTES

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