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form_field_attributes(3CURSES)				     Curses Library Functions				    form_field_attributes(3CURSES)

NAME
form_field_attributes, set_field_fore, field_fore, set_field_back, field_back, set_field_pad, field_pad - format the general display attributes of forms SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> int set_field_fore(FIELD *field, chtype attr); chtype field_fore(FIELD *field); int set_field_back(FIELD *field, chtype attr); chtype field_back(FIELD *field); int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad); int field_pad(FIELD *field); DESCRIPTION
set_field_fore() sets the foreground attribute of field. The foreground attribute is the low-level curses display attribute used to display the field contents. field_fore() returns the foreground attribute of field. set_field_back() sets the background attribute of field. The background attribute is the low-level curses display attribute used to display the extent of the field. field_back() returns the background attribute of field. set_field_pad() sets the pad character of field to pad. The pad character is the character used to fill within the field. field_pad() returns the pad character of field. RETURN VALUES
field_fore(), field_back(), and field_pad() return default values if field is NULL. If field is not NULL and is not a valid FIELD pointer, the return value from these routines is undefined. set_field_fore(), set_field_back(), and set_field_pad() return one of the following: E_OK The function returned successfully. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error. E_BAD_ARGUMENT An argument is incorrect. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), attributes(5) NOTES
The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>. SunOS 5.11 31 Dec 1996 form_field_attributes(3CURSES)

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