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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

curs_set(3XCURSES)

Name

curs_set - set visibility of cursor

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –I /usr/xpg4/include –L /usr/xpg4/lib \
–R /usr/xpg4/lib –lcurses [ library... ]

c89 [ flag... ] file... –lcurses [ library... ]
 
#include <curses.h>

int curs_set(int visibility);

Description

The curs_set() function sets the visibility of the cursor to invisible (0), normal (1), or very visible (2). The exact appearance of normal and very visible cursors is terminal dependent.

Parameters

visibility

Is a value of 0 (invisible), 1 (normal), or 2 (very visible).

Return Values

If the terminal supports the mode specified by the visibility parameter, the curs_set() function returns the previous cursor state. Otherwise, it returns ERR.

Errors

None.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
Unsafe
Standard

See Also

libcurses(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)