form_field_attributes()

color and attribute control for form fields 

Curses Function


SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>

int set_field_fore(FIELD *field, chtype attr);

chtype field_fore(const FIELD *field);

int set_field_back(FIELD *field, chtype attr);

chtype field_back(const FIELD *field);

int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad);

chtype field_pad(const FIELD *field);


DESCRIPTION

The function set_field_fore() sets the foreground attribute of field. This is the highlight used to display the field contents. The function field_fore() returns the foreground attribute. The default is A_STANDOUT.

The function set_field_back() sets the background attribute of form. This is the highlight used to display the extent fields in the form. The function field_back() returns the background attribute. The default is A_NORMAL.

The function set_field_pad() sets the character used to fill the field. The function field_pad() returns the given form's pad character. The default is a blank.


RETURN VALUES

These routines return one of the following:

E_OK 

The routine succeeded.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR 

System error occurred.

E_BAD_ARGUMENT 

Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.


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.


AUTHORS

Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.


AVAILABILITY

PTC MKS Toolkit for Professional Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers 64-Bit Edition


SEE ALSO

Functions:
curses(), form_cursor(), form_data(), form_driver(), form_field(), form_field_buffer(), form_field_info(), form_field_just(), form_field_new(), form_field_opts(), form_field_userptr(), form_field_validation(), form_fieldtype(), form_hook(), form_new(), form_new_page(), form_opts(), form_page(), form_post(), form_requestname(), form_userptr(), form_win()


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