FORM_POST(3CURSES) Curses Library Functions FORM_POST(3CURSES)

NAME


form_post, post_form, unpost_form - write or erase forms from associated
subwindows

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ]
#include <form.h>


int post_form(FORM *form);


int unpost_form(FORM *form);


DESCRIPTION


post_form() writes form into its associated subwindow. The application
programmer must use curses library routines to display the form on the
physical screen or call update_panels() if the panels library is being
used.


unpost_form() erases form from its associated subwindow.

RETURN VALUES


These routines return one of the following:

E_OK
The function returned successfully.


E_SYSTEM_ERROR
System error.


E_BAD_ARGUMENT
An argument is incorrect.


E_POSTED
The form is posted.


E_NOT_POSTED
The form is not posted.


E_NO_ROOM
The form does not fit in the subwindow.


E_BAD_STATE
The routine was called from an initialization or
termination function.


E_NOT_CONNECTED
The field is not connected to a form.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+---------------+-----------------+
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+---------------+-----------------+
|MT-Level | Unsafe |
+---------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), panel_update(3CURSES), panels(3CURSES),
attributes(7)

NOTES


The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and
<curses.h>.

illumos December 31, 1996 FORM_POST(3CURSES)