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Section: X/Open Curses Library Functions (3XCURSES)
Updated: 5 Jun 2002
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NAME

echo, noecho - enable/disable terminal echo  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag... ] file... -I /usr/xpg4/include -L /usr/xpg4/lib \
-R /usr/xpg4/lib -lcurses [ library... ]

c89 [ flag... ] file... -lcurses [ library... ]
 
#include <curses.h>

int echo(void);

int noecho(void);  

DESCRIPTION

The echo() function enables Echo mode for the current screen. The noecho() function disables Echo mode for the current screen. Initially, curses software echo mode is enabled and hardware echo mode of the tty driver is disabled. The echo() and noecho() functions control software echo only. Hardware echo must remain disabled for the duration of the application, else the behavior is undefined.  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, these functions return OK. Otherwise, they return ERR.  

ERRORS

No errors are defined.  

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard
MT-LevelUnsafe

 

SEE ALSO

getch(3XCURSES), getstr(3XCURSES), initscr(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), scanw(3XCURSES), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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