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

NAME
form_opts, form_opts_off, form_opts_on, set_form_opts -- form library LIBRARY
Curses Form Library (libform, -lform) SYNOPSIS
#include <form.h> Form_Options form_opts(FORM *form); int form_opts_off(FORM *form, Form_Options options); int form_opts_on(FORM *form, Form_Options options); int set_form_opts(FORM *form, Form_Options options); DESCRIPTION
The function form_opts() returns the current options that are set on the given form. The form_opts_off() will turn off the form options given in options for the form, similarly, form_opts_on() will turn on the options specified in options for the given form. The form options can be set to an explicit set by calling set_form_opts(). PARAMETERS
The following form options are valid: O_BS_OVERLOAD If this option is set and the cursor is at the first character in the field then the backspace character will perform the same function as a REQ_PREV_FIELD driver request, moving to the previous field in the form. O_NL_OVERLOAD If this option is set and the cursor is at the end of the field then the new line character will perform the same function as a REQ_NEXT_FIELD driver request, moving to the next field in the form. By default no form options are set. 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_opts(3CURSES)					     Curses Library Functions						form_opts(3CURSES)

NAME
form_opts, set_form_opts, form_opts_on, form_opts_off - forms option routines SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> int set_form_opts(FORM *form, OPTIONS opts); int form_opts_on(FORM *form, OPTIONS opts); int form_opts_off(FORM *form, OPTIONS opts); OPTIONS form_opts(FORM *form); DESCRIPTION
set_form_opts() turns on the named options for form and turns off all remaining options. Options are boolean values which can be OR-ed together.form_opts_on() turns on the named options; no other options are changed.form_opts_off() turns off the named options; no other options are changed. form_opts() returns the options set for form. O_NL_OVERLOAD Overload the REQ_NEW_LINE form driver request. O_BS_OVERLOAD Overload the REQ_DEL_PREV form driver request. RETURN VALUES
set_form_opts(), form_opts_on(), and form_opts_off() return 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_opts(3CURSES)
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