menu_items

Section: Miscellaneous Library Functions (3X)
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NAME

menu_items - make and break connections between items and menus  

SYNOPSIS

#include <menu.h>
int set_menu_items(MENU *menu, ITEM **items);
ITEM **menu_items(const MENU *menu);
int item_count(const MENU *menu);
 

DESCRIPTION

The function set_menu_items changes the item pointer array of the given menu. The array must be terminated by a NULL.

The function menu_items returns the item array of the given menu.

The function item_count returns the count of items in menu.  

RETURN VALUES

The function menu_items returns NULL on error.

The function item_count returns ERR (the general curses error return value) on error.

The function set_menu_items returns one of the following codes on error:

E_OK
The routine succeeded.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR
System error occurred (see errno).
E_BAD_ARGUMENT
Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
E_POSTED
The menu is already posted.
E_NOT_CONNECTED
No items are connected to the menu.
 

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.

The SVr4 menu library documentation specifies the item_count error value as -1 (which is the value of ERR).  

AUTHORS

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


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
SEE ALSO
NOTES
PORTABILITY
AUTHORS

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