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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

set_menu_items(3CURSES)

Name

menu_items, set_menu_items, item_count - connect and disconnect items to and from menus

Synopsis

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

int set_menu_items(MENU *menu, ITEM **items);
ITEM **menu_items(MENU *menu);
int item_count(MENU *menu);

Description

set_menu_items() changes the item pointer array connected to menu to the item pointer array items.menu_items() returns a pointer to the item pointer array connected to menu. item_count() returns the number of items in menu.

Return Values

menu_items() returns NULL on error.

item_count() returns -1 on error.

set_menu_items() returns 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_CONNECTED

One or more items are already connected to another 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>.