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man pages section 3: Curses Library Functions

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

stdscr(3XCURSES)

Name

stdscr - default 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>

extern WINDOW *stdscr;

Description

The external variable stdscr specifies the default window used by functions that to not specify a window using an argument of type WINDOW *. Other windows may be created using newwin().

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
Unsafe
Standard

See Also

derwin(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)