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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

unpost_form(3CURSES)

Name

form_post, post_form, unpost_form - write or erase forms from associated subwindows

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –lform –lcurses [ library... ]
#include <form.h>



int post_form(FORM *form);
int unpost_form(FORM *form);

Description

post_form() writes form into its associated subwindow. The application programmer must use curses library routines to display the form on the physical screen or call update_panels() if the panels library is being used.

unpost_form() erases form from its associated subwindow.

Return Values

These routines return one of the following:

E_OK

The function returned successfully.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR

System error.

E_BAD_ARGUMENT

An argument is incorrect.

E_POSTED

The form is posted.

E_NOT_POSTED

The form is not posted.

E_NO_ROOM

The form does not fit in the subwindow.

E_BAD_STATE

The routine was called from an initialization or termination function.

E_NOT_CONNECTED

The field is not connected to a form.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-Level
Unsafe

See Also

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

Notes

The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.