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menu_attributes

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

menu_attributes, set_menu_fore, menu_fore, set_menu_back, menu_back, set_menu_grey, menu_grey, set_menu_pad, menu_pad - control menus display attributes  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag... ] file... -lmenu -lcurses [ library... ]
#include <menu.h>

int set_menu_fore(MENU *menu, chtype attr);

chtype menu_fore(MENU *menu);

int set_menu_back(MENU *menu, chtype attr);

chtype menu_back(MENU *menu);

int set_menu_grey(MENU*menu, chtype attr);

chtype menu_grey(MENU *menu);

int set_menu_pad(MENU *menu, int pad);

int menu_pad(MENU *menu);  

DESCRIPTION

set_menu_fore() sets the foreground attribute of menu --- the display attribute for the current item (if selectable) on single-valued menus and for selected items on multi-valued menus. This display attribute is a curses library visual attribute. menu_fore() returns the foreground attribute of menu.

set_menu_back() sets the background attribute of menu --- the display attribute for unselected, yet selectable, items. This display attribute is a curses library visual attribute.

set_menu_grey() sets the grey attribute of menu --- the display attribute for nonselectable items in multi-valued menus. This display attribute is a curses library visual attribute. menu_grey() returns the grey attribute of menu.

The pad character is the character that fills the space between the name and description of an item. set_menu_pad() sets the pad character for menu to pad. menu_pad() returns the pad character of menu.  

RETURN VALUES

These routines return one of the following:

E_OK The routine returned successfully.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error.

E_BAD_ARGUMENT       
An incorrect argument was passed to the routine.

 

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-LevelUnsafe

 

SEE ALSO

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

NOTES

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


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO
NOTES

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