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

post_form, unpost_form -- form library LIBRARY
Curses Form Library (libform, -lform) SYNOPSIS
#include <form.h> int post_form(FORM *form); int unpost_form(FORM *form); DESCRIPTION
The post_form() function performs the actions necessary to present the form on the curses screen. If there are any init functions that need to be called then they will be called prior to the form being posted and the cursor will be positioned on the first active field that can be visited. Conversely, the function unpost_form() removes the form from the screen and calls any termination functions that were specified. RETURN VALUES
The functions will return one of the following error values: E_OK The function was successful. E_BAD_ARGUMENT A bad argument was passed to the function. E_POSTED The form is already posted to the screen. E_NOT_POSTED The form was not posted to the screen. E_NOT_CONNECTED There are no fields associated with the form. E_BAD_STATE The function was called from within a init or term function. 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_post, post_form, unpost_form - write or erase forms from associated subwindows SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> int post_form(FORM *form); int unpost_form(FORM *form); DESCRIPTION
post_form() writes form into its associated subwindow. The application programmer must use curses library routines to display the form on the physical screen or call update_panels() if the panels library is being used. unpost_form() erases form from its associated subwindow. RETURN VALUES
These routines return one of the following: E_OK The function returned successfully. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error. E_BAD_ARGUMENT An argument is incorrect. E_POSTED The form is posted. E_NOT_POSTED The form is not posted. E_NO_ROOM The form does not fit in the subwindow. E_BAD_STATE The routine was called from an initialization or termination function. E_NOT_CONNECTED The field is not connected to a form. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), panel_update(3CURSES), panels(3CURSES), attributes(5) NOTES
The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>. SunOS 5.10 31 Dec 1996 form_post(3CURSES)
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