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|man pages section 3: Curses Library Functions Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library|
- create and destroy forms
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
int free_form(FORM *form);
new_form() creates a new form connected to the designated fields and returns a pointer to the form.
free_form() disconnects the form from its associated field pointer array and deallocates the space for the form.
new_form() always returns NULL on error. free_form() returns one of the following:
The function returned successfully.
An argument is incorrect.
The form is posted.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.