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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

vwprintw(3XCURSES)

Name

vwprintw - print formatted output in 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 <varargs.h>
#include <curses.h>

int vwprintw(WINDOW *win, char *fmt, va_list varglist);

Parameters

fmt

Is a printf() format string.

varglist

Is a pointer to a list of parameters.

win

Is a pointer to the window in which the string is to be written.

Description

The vwprintw() function achieves the same effect as wprintw(3XCURSES) using a variable argument list. The third argument is a va_list, as defined in <varargs.h>.

Return Values

Upon successful completion, vwprintw() returns OK. Otherwise, it returns ERR.

Errors

No errors are defined.

Usage

The vwprintw() function is deprecated; the vw_printw(3XCURSES) function is preferred. The use of the vwprintw() and vw_printw () in the same file will not work, due to the requirements to include <varargs.h> and <stdarg.h>, which both contain definitions of va_list.

Attributes

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

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

See Also

printf(3C), libcurses(3XCURSES), mvprintw(3XCURSES), vw_printw(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)