MENU_FORMAT(3CURSES) Curses Library Functions MENU_FORMAT(3CURSES)


NAME


menu_format, set_menu_format - set and get maximum numbers of rows and
columns in menus

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lmenu -lcurses [ library... ]
#include <menu.h>

int set_menu_format(MENU *menu, int rows, int cols);


void menu_format(MENU *menu, int *rows, int *cols);


DESCRIPTION


set_menu_format() sets the maximum number of rows and columns of items
that may be displayed at one time on a menu. If the menu contains more
items than can be displayed at once, the menu will be scrollable.


menu_format() returns the maximum number of rows and columns that may be
displayed at one time on menu. rows and cols are pointers to the
variables used to return these values.

RETURN VALUES


set_menu_format() returns one of the following:

E_OK
The routine returned successfully.


E_SYSTEM_ERROR
System error.


E_BAD_ARGUMENT
An incorrect argument was passed to the routine.


E_POSTED
The menu is already posted.


ATTRIBUTES


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


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

SEE ALSO


curses(3CURSES), menus(3CURSES), attributes(7)

NOTES


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


illumos December 31, 1996 MENU_FORMAT(3CURSES)