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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

deleteln(3XCURSES)

Name

deleteln, wdeleteln - remove a line

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 deleteln(void);
int wdeleteln(WINDOW *win);

Description

The deleteln() and wdeleteln() functions delete the line containing the cursor from stdscr and win, respectively. All lines below the one deleted are moved up one line. The last line of the window becomes blank. The position of the cursor is unchanged.

Parameters

win

Is a pointer to the window from which the line is removed.

Return Values

On success, these functions return OK. Otherwise, they return 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

bkgdset(3XCURSES), insdelln(3XCURSES), insertln(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)