mitem_value

Section: Miscellaneous Library Functions (3X)
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NAME

mitem_value - set and get menu item values  

SYNOPSIS

#include <menu.h>
int set_item_value(ITEM *item, bool value);
bool item_value(const ITEM *item);
 

DESCRIPTION

If you turn off the menu option O_ONEVALUE (e.g., with set_menu_opts or menu_opts_off; see menu_opts(3X)), the menu becomes multi-valued; that is, more than one item may simultaneously be selected.

In a multi_valued menu, you can used set_item_value to select the given menu item (second argument TRUE) or deselect it (second argument FALSE).  

RETURN VALUE

The function set_item_value returns one of the following:
E_OK
The routine succeeded.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR
System error occurred (see errno).
E_REQUEST_DENIED
The menu driver could not process the request.
 

SEE ALSO

curses(3X), menu(3X).  

NOTES

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

PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V menu 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.


 

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