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MENU_ITEM_NEW(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					  MENU_ITEM_NEW(3)

NAME
free_item, new_item -- create or delete menu item LIBRARY
Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu) SYNOPSIS
#include <menu.h> int free_item(ITEM *item); ITEM * new_item(char *name, char *description); DESCRIPTION
The free_item() function destroys the item and frees all allocated storage for that item. The new_item() allocates storage for a new item then copies in the item name and description for the new item. A pointer to the newly created item is returned to the caller. RETURN VALUES
The new_item() function returns NULL on failure, the free_item() returns one of the following error values: E_OK The function was successful. E_BAD_ARGUMENT One or more of the arguments passed to the function was incorrect. SEE ALSO
curses(3), menus(3) NOTES
The header <menu.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>. BSD
September 10, 1999 BSD

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menu_item_new(3CURSES)					     Curses Library Functions					    menu_item_new(3CURSES)

NAME
menu_item_new, new_item, free_item - create and destroy menus items SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lmenu -lcurses [ library... ] #include <menu.h> ITEM *new_item(char *name, char *desc); int free_item(ITEM *item); DESCRIPTION
new_item() creates a new item from name and description, and returns a pointer to the new item. free_item() frees the storage allocated for item. Once an item is freed, the user can no longer connect it to a menu. RETURN VALUES
new_item() returns NULL on error. free_item() returns one of the following: E_OK The routine returned successfully. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error. E_BAD_ARGUMENT An incorrect argument was passed to the routine. E_CONNECTED One or more items are already connected to another menu. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), menus(3CURSES), attributes(5) NOTES
The header <menu.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>. SunOS 5.11 31 Dec 1996 menu_item_new(3CURSES)
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