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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

unctrl(3XCURSES)

Name

unctrl - generate printable representation of a character

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –I /usr/xpg4/include –L /usr/xpg4/lib \
–R /usr/xpg4/lib –lcurses [ library... ]

c89 [ flag... ] file... –lcurses [ library... ]

#include <unctrl.h>

char *unctrl(chtype c);

Parameters

c

Is a character.

Description

The unctrl() function generates a character string that is a printable representation of c. If c is a control character, it is converted to the ^X notation. If c contains rendition information, the effect is undefined.

Return Values

Upon successful completion, the unctrl() function returns the generated string. Otherwise, it returns a null pointer.

Errors

No errors are defined.

Attributes

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

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

See Also

addch(3XCURSES), addstr(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), wunctrl(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)