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curs_delch

Section: C Library Functions (3)
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NAME

curs_delch, delch, wdelch, mvdelch, mvwdelch - Delete the character under the cursor in a Curses window  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curses.h>

int delch( void ); int wdelch( WINDOW *win ); int mvdelch( int y, int x ); int mvwdelch( WINDOW *win, int y, int x );
 

LIBRARY

Curses Library (libcurses)
 

STANDARDS

Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows:

delch, wdelch, mvdelch, mvwdelch:  XPG4, XPG4-UNIX

Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags.
 

DESCRIPTION

These routines do the following: Delete the character under the cursor in the current or specified window Move all characters that are to the right of the cursor and on the same line to the left one position Fill the last character on the line with a blank.

These routines do not change the cursor position (after moving to y, x, if specified). This does not imply use of the hardware delete-character feature.
 

NOTES

The header file <curses.h> automatically includes the header file <stdio.h>.

Note that delch, mvdelch, and mvwdelch may be macros.
 

RETURN VALUES

All routines return ERR upon failure and OK upon successful completion.
 

SEE ALSO

Functions: curses(3)

Others: standards(5)


 

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SYNOPSIS
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DESCRIPTION
NOTES
RETURN VALUES
SEE ALSO

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