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|man pages section 3: Curses Library Functions Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library|
- write or erase forms from associated subwindows
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> int post_form(FORM *form);
int unpost_form(FORM *form);
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.
These routines return one of the following:
The function returned successfully.
An argument is incorrect.
The form is posted.
The form is not posted.
The form does not fit in the subwindow.
The routine was called from an initialization or termination function.
The field is not connected to a form.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.