form_new()

create and destroy forms 

Curses Function


SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>

FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);

int free_form(FORM *form);


DESCRIPTION

The function new_form() creates a new form connected to a specified field pointer array (which must be NULL-terminated).

The function free_form() disconnects form from its field array and frees the storage allocated for the form.


RETURN VALUES

The function new_form() returns NULL on error.

The function free_form() returns 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.

E_NOT_POSTED 

The form has not been posted.


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()


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