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man pages section 3: Curses Library Functions

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

delwin(3XCURSES)

Name

delwin - delete a window

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 delwin(WINDOW *win);

Description

The delwin() function deletes the specified window, freeing up the memory associated with it.

Deleting a parent window without deleting its subwindows and then trying to manipulate the subwindows will have undefined results.

Parameters

win

Is a pointer to the window that is to be deleted.

Return Values

On success, this functions returns OK. 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

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