menu_opts()

set and get menu options 

Curses Function


SYNOPSIS

#include <menu.h>

int set_menu_opts(MENU *menu, OPTIONS opts);

int menu_opts_on(MENU *menu, OPTIONS opts);

int menu_opts_off(MENU *menu, OPTIONS opts);

OPTIONS menu_opts(const MENU *menu);


DESCRIPTION

The function set_menu_opts() sets all the given menu's option bits (menu option bits may be logically-OR'ed together).

The function menu_opts_on() turns on the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function menu_opts_off() turns off the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function menu_opts() returns the menu's current option bits.

The following options are defined (all are on by default):

O_ONEVALUE 

Only one item can be selected for this menu.

O_SHOWDESC 

Display the item descriptions when the menu is posted.

O_ROWMAJOR 

Display the menu in row-major order.

O_IGNORECASE 

Ignore the case when pattern-matching.

O_SHOWMATCH 

Move the cursor to within the item name while pattern-matching.

O_NONCYCLIC 

Don't wrap around next-item and previous-item, requests to the other end of the menu.


RETURN VALUES

Except for menu_opts(), each routine returns one of the following:

E_OK 

The routine succeeded.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR 

System error occurred.

E_POSTED 

The menu is already posted.


NOTES

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


PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V menu 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(), menu()


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