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MENU_MARK(3) BSD Library Functions Manual MENU_MARK(3)
menu_mark, menu_unmark, set_menu_mark, set_menu_unmark -- get or set strings that show mark
status for a menu
Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)
set_menu_mark(MENU *menu, char *mark);
set_menu_unmark(MENU *menu, char *mark);
The menu_mark() function returns a pointer to the character string that is used to mark
selected items in the menu. The mark string is set by the set_menu_mark() function. The
menu_unmark() function returns a pointer to the character string that is used to indicate a
menu items is not selected, this string is set by the set_menu_unmark() function. The mark
and unmark strings may be of differing lengths, the room allocated to drawing the mark will
be the maximum of the lengths of both the mark and unmark strings. The shorter of the two
strings will be left justified and space padded.
The functions return one of the following error values:
E_OK The function was successful.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR There was a system error during the call.
E_BAD_ARGUMENT One or more of the arguments passed to the function was incorrect.
E_POSTED The menu is already posted.
E_CONNECTED An item was already connected to a menu.
E_BAD_STATE The function was called from within an initialization or termination rou-
E_NO_ROOM The menu does not fit within the subwindow.
E_NOT_POSTED The menu is not posted.
E_UNKNOWN_COMMAND The menu driver does not recognize the request passed to it.
E_NO_MATCH The character search failed to find a match.
E_NOT_SELECTABLE The item could not be selected.
E_NOT_CONNECTED The item is not connected to a menu.
E_REQUEST_DENIED The menu driver could not process the request.
The header <menu.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>.
BSD September 10, 1999 BSD
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