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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

panel_below(3CURSES)

Name

panel_above, panel_below - panels deck traversal primitives

Synopsis

cc [ flag ... ] file ... –lpanel –lcurses [ library .. ]
#include <panel.h>



PANEL *panel_above(PANEL *panel);
PANEL *panel_below(PANEL *panel);

Description

panel_above() returns a pointer to the panel just above panel, or NULL if panel is the top panel. panel_below() returns a pointer to the panel just below panel , or NULL if panel is the bottom panel.

If NULL is passed for panel, panel_above() returns a pointer to the bottom panel in the deck, and panel_below() returns a pointer to the top panel in the deck.

Return Values

NULL is returned if an error occurs.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-Level
Unsafe

See Also

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

Notes

These routines allow traversal of the deck of currently visible panels.

The header <panel.h> automatically includes the header <curses.h>.