MENU_ATTRIBUTES(3CURSES) Curses Library Functions MENU_ATTRIBUTES(3CURSES)


NAME


menu_attributes, set_menu_fore, menu_fore, set_menu_back, menu_back,
set_menu_grey, menu_grey, set_menu_pad, menu_pad - control menus display
attributes

SYNOPSIS


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

int set_menu_fore(MENU *menu, chtype attr);


chtype menu_fore(MENU *menu);


int set_menu_back(MENU *menu, chtype attr);


chtype menu_back(MENU *menu);


int set_menu_grey(MENU*menu, chtype attr);


chtype menu_grey(MENU *menu);


int set_menu_pad(MENU *menu, int pad);


int menu_pad(MENU *menu);


DESCRIPTION


set_menu_fore() sets the foreground attribute of menu -- the display
attribute for the current item (if selectable) on single-valued menus and
for selected items on multi-valued menus. This display attribute is a
curses library visual attribute. menu_fore() returns the foreground
attribute of menu.


set_menu_back() sets the background attribute of menu -- the display
attribute for unselected, yet selectable, items. This display attribute
is a curses library visual attribute.


set_menu_grey() sets the grey attribute of menu -- the display attribute
for nonselectable items in multi-valued menus. This display attribute is
a curses library visual attribute. menu_grey() returns the grey attribute
of menu.


The pad character is the character that fills the space between the name
and description of an item. set_menu_pad() sets the pad character for
menu to pad. menu_pad() returns the pad character of menu.

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.


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_ATTRIBUTES(3CURSES)