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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 follow-
     ing 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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