form_opts

Section: Miscellaneous Library Functions (3X)
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NAME

form_opts - set and get form options  

SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>
int set_form_opts(FORM *form, OPTIONS opts);
int form_opts_on(FORM *form, OPTIONS opts);
int form_opts_off(FORM *form, OPTIONS opts);
OPTIONS form_opts(const FORM *form);
 

DESCRIPTION

The function set_form_opts sets all the given form's option bits (form option bits may be logically-OR'ed together).

The function form_opts_on turns on the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function form_opts_off turns off the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function form_opts returns the form's current option bits.

The following options are defined (all are on by default):

O_NL_OVERLOAD
Overload the REQ_NEW_LINE forms driver request so that calling it at the end of a field goes to the next field.
O_BS_OVERLOAD
Overload the REQ_DEL_PREV forms driver request so that calling it at the beginning of a field goes to the previous field.
 

RETURN VALUE

Except for form_opts, each routine returns one of the following:
E_OK
The routine succeeded.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR
System error occurred (see errno).
 

SEE ALSO

curses(3X), form(3X).  

NOTES

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

PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.  

AUTHORS

Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.


 

Index

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
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NOTES
PORTABILITY
AUTHORS

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