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OpenDarwin 7.2.1 - man page for menu_attributes (opendarwin section 3x)

menu_attributes(3X)										  menu_attributes(3X)

NAME
menu_attributes - color and attribute control for menus
SYNOPSIS
#include <menu.h> int set_menu_fore(MENU *menu, chtype attr); chtype menu_fore(const MENU *menu); int set_menu_back(MENU *menu, chtype attr); chtype menu_back(const MENU *menu); int set_menu_grey(MENU *menu, chtype attr); chtype menu_grey(const MENU *menu); int set_menu_pad(MENU *menu, int pad); int menu_pad(const MENU *menu);
DESCRIPTION
The function set_menu_fore sets the foreground attribute of menu. This is the highlight used for selected menu items. menu_fore returns the foreground attribute. The default is A_STANDOUT. The function set_menu_back sets the background attribute of menu. This is the highlight used for selectable (but not currently selected) menu items. The function menu_back returns the background attribute. The default is A_NORMAL. The function set_menu_grey sets the grey attribute of menu. This is the highlight used for un-selectable menu items in menus that permit more than one selection. The function menu_grey returns the grey attribute. The default is A_UNDERLINE. The function set_menu_pad sets the character used to fill the space between the name and description parts of a menu item. menu_pad returns the given menu's pad character. The default is a blank.
RETURN VALUE
These routines return one of the following: E_OK The routine succeeded. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error occurred (see errno). E_BAD_ARGUMENT Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
SEE ALSO
curses(3X) and related pages whose names begin "menu_" for detailed descriptions of the entry points.
NOTES
The header file <menu.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.
PORTABILITY
These routines emulate the System V menu library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
AUTHORS
Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond. menu_attributes(3X)


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