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man pages section 3: Curses Library Functions

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

wmove(3CURSES)

Name

curs_move, move, wmove - move curses window cursor

Synopsis

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

int move(int y, int x);
int wmove(WINDOW *win, int y, int x);

Description

With these routines, the cursor associated with the window is moved to line y and column x. This routine does not move the physical cursor of the terminal until refresh() is called. The position specified is relative to the upper left-hand corner of the window, which is (0,0).

Return Values

These routines return the integer ERR upon failure and an integer value other than ERR upon successful completion.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-Level
Unsafe

See Also

curs_refresh(3CURSES), curses(3CURSES), attributes(7)

Notes

The header <curses.h> automatically includes the headers <stdio.h> and <unctrl.h>.

Note that move() may be a macro.