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FORMS(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						  FORMS(3)

field_arg, field_type, set_field_type -- form library LIBRARY
Curses Form Library (libform, -lform) SYNOPSIS
#include <form.h> char * field_arg(FIELD *field); FIELDTYPE * field_type(FIELD *field); int set_field_type(FIELD *field, FIELDTYPE *type, ...); DESCRIPTION
The field_arg() function returns the field type arguments that are associated with the given field. The field_type() function returns the field type structure associated with the given field, this type can be set by calling the set_field_type() function which associates the given field type with the field, the third and subsequent parameters are field dependent arguments. RETURN VALUES
Functions returning pointers will return NULL if an error is detected. The functions that return an int will return one of the following error values: E_OK The function was successful. SEE ALSO
curses(3), forms(3) NOTES
The header <form.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>. BSD
January 1, 2001 BSD

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form_field_validation(3CURSES)				     Curses Library Functions				    form_field_validation(3CURSES)

form_field_validation, set_field_type, field_type, field_arg - forms field data type validation SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> int set_field_type(FIELD *field, FIELDTYPE *type...); FIELDTYPE *field_type(FIELD *field); char *field_arg(FIELD *field); DESCRIPTION
set_field_type() associates the specified field type with field. Certain field types take additional arguments. TYPE_ALNUM, for instance, requires one, the minimum width specification for the field. The other predefined field types are: TYPE_ALPHA, TYPE_ENUM, TYPE_INTEGER, TYPE_NUMERIC, and TYPE_REGEXP. field_type() returns a pointer to the field type of field. NULL is returned if no field type is assigned. field_arg() returns a pointer to the field arguments associated with the field type of field. NULL is returned if no field type is assigned. RETURN VALUES
field_type() and field_arg() return NULL on error. set_field_type() returns one of the following: E_OK The function returned successfully. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), attributes(5) NOTES
The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>. SunOS 5.11 31 Dec 1996 form_field_validation(3CURSES)
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