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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

menu_win(3CURSES)

Name

menu_win, set_menu_win, set_menu_sub, menu_sub, scale_menu - menus window and subwindow association routines

Synopsis

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

int set_menu_win(MENU *menu, WINDOW *win);
WINDOW *menu_win(MENU *menu);
int set_menu_sub(MENU *menu, WINDOW *sub);
WINDOW *menu_sub(MENU *menu);
int scale_window(MENU *menu, int *rows, int *cols);

Description

set_menu_win() sets the window of menu to win. menu_win() returns a pointer to the window of menu.set_menu_sub() sets the subwindow of menu to sub. menu_sub() returns a pointer to the subwindow of menu.scale_window() returns the minimum window size necessary for the subwindow of menu. rows and cols are pointers to the locations used to return the values.

Return Values

Routines that return pointers always return NULL on error. Routines that return an integer return one of the following:

E_OK

The routine returned successfully.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR

System error.

E_BAD_ARGUMENT

An incorrect argument was passed to the routine.

E_POSTED

The menu is already posted.

E_NOT_CONNECTED

No items are connected to the menu.

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>.