curs_delch, delch, wdelch, mvdelch, mvwdelch - Delete the character under the cursor in a Curses window
Curses Library (libcurses)
Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows:
delch, wdelch, mvdelch, mvwdelch: XPG4, XPG4-UNIX
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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
x, if specified). This does not
imply use of the hardware delete-character feature.
The header file <curses.h> automatically includes the header file <stdio.h>.
may be macros.
All routines return
upon failure and
upon successful completion.