MENU_POST(3CURSES) Curses Library Functions MENU_POST(3CURSES)


NAME


menu_post, post_menu, unpost_menu - write or erase menus from associated
subwindows

SYNOPSIS


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

int post_menu(MENU *menu);


int unpost_menu(MENU *menu);


DESCRIPTION


post_menu() writes menu to the subwindow. The application programmer must
use curses library routines to display the menu on the physical screen or
call update_panels() if the panels library is being used.


unpost_menu() erases menu from its associated subwindow.

RETURN VALUES


These routines return 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.


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


E_NO_ROOM
The menu does not fit within its subwindow.


E_NOT_POSTED
The menu has not been posted.


E_NOT_CONNECTED
No items are connected to the menu.


ATTRIBUTES


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


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

SEE ALSO


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

NOTES


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


illumos December 31, 1996 MENU_POST(3CURSES)