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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

pecho_wchar(3XCURSES)

Name

pechochar, pecho_wchar - add character and refresh 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 pechochar(WINDOW *pad, chtype ch);
int pecho_wchar(WINDOW *pad, const chtype *wch);

Parameters

pad

Is a pointer to the pad in which the character is to be added.

ch

Is a pointer to the character to be written to the pad.

wch

Is a pointer to the complex character to be written to the pad.

Description

The pechochar () function is equivalent to calling waddch(3XCURSES) followed by a call to prefresh(3XCURSES). The pecho_wchar() function is equivalent to calling wadd_wch(3XCURSES) followed by a call to prefresh(). prefresh() reuses the last position of the pad on the screen for its parameters.

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

add_wch(3XCURSES), addch(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), newpad(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)