keyname, key_name - return character string used as key name
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> char *keyname(int c);
char *key_name(wchar_t wc);
Is an 8 bit-character or a key code.
Is a wide character key name.
The keyname() function returns a string pointer to the key name. Make a duplicate copy of the returned string if you plan to modify it.
The key_name() function is similar except that it accepts a wide character key name.
The following table shows the format of the key name based on the input.
In the preceding table, X can be either a visible character with the high bit cleared or a control character.
On success, these functions return a pointer to the string used as the key's name. Otherwise, they return a null pointer.
See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes: