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

move, wmove - move cursor in window  

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 move(int y, int x);

int wmove(WINDOW *win, int y, int x);  

PARAMETERS

y Is the y (row) coordinate of the position of the cursor in the window.

x Is the x (column) coordinate of the position of the cursor in the window.

win Is a pointer to the window in which the cursor is to be written.

 

DESCRIPTION

The move() function moves the logical cursor (for stdscr) to the position specified by y (row) and x (column), where the upper left corner of the window is row 0, column 0. The wmove() function performs the same action, but moves the cursor in the window specified by win.
 The physical cursor will not move until after a call to refresh(3XCURSES) or  doupdate(3XCURSES).  

RETURN VALUES

On success, these functions return OK. Otherwise, they return ERR.  

ERRORS

None.  

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard
MT-LevelUnsafe

 

SEE ALSO

doupdate(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
PARAMETERS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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