GSP
Quick Navigator

Search Site

Unix VPS
A - Starter
B - Basic
C - Preferred
D - Commercial
MPS - Dedicated
Previous VPSs
* Sign Up! *

Support
Contact Us
Online Help
Handbooks
Domain Status
Man Pages

FAQ
Virtual Servers
Pricing
Billing
Technical

Network
Facilities
Connectivity
Topology Map

Miscellaneous
Server Agreement
Year 2038
Credits
 

USA Flag

 

 

Man Pages


Manual Reference Pages  -  FORM_FIELD_INFO (3)

NAME

form_field_info - retrieve field characteristics

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Value
See Also
Notes
Portability
Authors

SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>
int field_info(const FIELD *field, int *rows, int *cols,
int *frow, int *fcol, int *nrow, int *nbuf);
int dynamic_field_info(const FIELD *field, int *rows, int *cols, int *max);

DESCRIPTION

The function field_info returns the sizes and other attributes passed in to the field at its creation time. The attributes are: height, width, row of upper-left corner, column of upper-left corner, number off-screen rows, and number of working buffers.

The function dynamic_field_info returns the actual size of the field, and its maximum possible size. If the field has no size limit, the location addressed by the third argument will be set to 0. A field can be made dynamic by turning off the O_STATIC option with field_opts_off.

RETURN VALUE

These routines return one of the following:
E_OK The routine succeeded.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR
  System error occurred (see errno).
E_BAD_ARGUMENT
  Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.

SEE ALSO

curses(3X) and related pages whose names begin "form_" for detailed descriptions of the entry points.

NOTES

The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.

PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.

A null (zero pointer) is accepted for any of the return values, to ignore that value. Not all implementations allow this, e.g., Solaris 2.7 does not.

AUTHORS

Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.
Search for    or go to Top of page |  Section 3 |  Main Index


--> FORM_FIELD_INFO (3X)

Powered by GSP Visit the GSP FreeBSD Man Page Interface.
Output converted with manServer 1.07.