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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for form_post (opensolaris section 3curses)

form_post(3CURSES)					     Curses Library Functions						form_post(3CURSES)

NAME
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 5.11 31 Dec 1996 form_post(3CURSES)