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CURSES_DELETELN(3) BSD Library Functions Manual CURSES_DELETELN(3)
curses_deleteln, deleteln, wdeleteln -- curses delete single line routines
Curses Library (libcurses, -lcurses)
These functions delete a single line from stdscr or from the specified window.
The deleteln() function deletes the screen line containing the cursor in the stdscr. The
wdeleteln() function is the same as the deleteln() function, excepting that the line is
deleted from the window specified by win.
All lines following the deleted line are moved up one line toward the cursor. The last line
of the window is cleared. The cursor position is unchanged.
If a scrolling region has been set with the setscrreg() or wsetscrreg() functions and the
current cursor position is inside the scrolling region, then only the lines from the current
line to the bottom of the scrolling region are moved up and the bottom line of the scrolling
The functions deleteln() and wdeleteln(win) are equivalent to winsdelln(stdscr, -1) and
winsdelln(win, -1) respectively.
Functions returning pointers will return NULL if an error is detected. The functions that
return an int will return one of the following values:
OK The function completed successfully.
ERR An error occurred in the function.
curses_insdelln(3), curses_insertln(3), curses_scroll(3)
The NetBSD Curses library complies with the X/Open Curses specification, part of the Single
The Curses package appeared in 4.0BSD.
BSD August 12, 2002 BSD
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