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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

menu_opts(3CURSES)

Name

menu_opts, set_menu_opts, menu_opts_on, menu_opts_off - menus option routines

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –lmenu –lcurses [ library... ]
#include <menu.h>

OPTIONS menu_opts(MENU *menu);
int set_menu_opts(MENU *menu, OPTIONS opts);
int menu_opts_on(MENU *menu, OPTIONS opts);
int menu_opts_off(MENU *menu, OPTIONS opts);

Description

Menu Options

set_menu_opts() turns on the named options for menu and turns off all other options. Options are boolean values that can be OR-ed together.

menu_opts_on() turns on the named options for menu; no other option is changed.

menu_opts_off() turns off the named options for menu; no other option is changed.

menu_opts() returns the current options of menu.

The following values can be OR'd together to create opts.

O_ONEVALUE

Only one item can be selected from the menu.

O_SHOWDESC

Display the description of the items.

O_ROWMAJOR

Display the menu in row major order.

O_IGNORECASE

Ignore the case when pattern matching.

O_SHOWMATCH

Place the cursor within the item name when pattern matching.

O_NONCYCLIC

Make certain menu driver requests non-cyclic.

Return Values

Except for menu_opts(), these routines return one of the following:

E_OK

The routine returned successfully.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR

System error.

E_POSTED

The menu is already posted.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-Level
Unsafe

See Also

curses(3CURSES), menus(3CURSES), attributes(7)

Notes

The header <menu.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.