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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

insertln(3XCURSES)

Name

insertln, winsertln - insert a line in 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 insertln(void);
int winsertln(WINDOW *win);

Parameters

win

Is a pointer to the window in which to insert the line.

Description

The insertln() and winsertln() functions insert a blank line before the current line in stdscr or win, respectively. The new line becomes the current line. The current line and all lines after it in the window are moved down one line. The bottom line in the window is discarded.

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