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

curs_inch(3CURSES)					     Curses Library Functions						curs_inch(3CURSES)

NAME
curs_inch, inch, winch, mvinch, mvwinch - get a character and its attributes from a curses window
SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lcurses [ library ... ] #include <curses.h> chtype inch(void); chtype winch(WINDOW *win); chtype mvinch(int y, int x); chtype mvwinch(WINDOW *win, int y, int x);
DESCRIPTION
With these routines, the character, of type chtype, at the current position in the named window is returned. If any attributes are set for that position, their values are OR-ed into the value returned. Constants defined in <curses.h> can be used with the logical AND (&) opera- tor to extract the character or attributes alone. Attributes The following bit-masks can be AND-ed with characters returned by winch(). A_CHARTEXT Bit-mask to extract character A_ATTRIBUTES Bit-mask to extract attributes A_COLOR Bit-mask to extract color-pair field information
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), attributes(5)
NOTES
The header <curses.h> automatically includes the headers <stdio.h> and <unctrl.h>. Note that all of these routines may be macros. SunOS 5.11 31 Dec 1996 curs_inch(3CURSES)