mitem_new()

create and destroy menu items 

Curses Function


SYNOPSIS

#include <menu.h>

ITEM *new_item(const char *name, const char *description);

int free_item(ITEM *item);


DESCRIPTION

The function new_item() allocates a new item and initializes it from the name and description pointers. The function free_item() de-allocates an item.


RETURN VALUES

The function new_item() returns NULL on error.

The function free_item() 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_CONNECTED 

Item is connected to a menu.


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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