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

menu_item_new(3CURSES)					     Curses Library Functions					    menu_item_new(3CURSES)

NAME
menu_item_new, new_item, free_item - create and destroy menus items
SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lmenu -lcurses [ library... ] #include <menu.h> ITEM *new_item(char *name, char *desc); int free_item(ITEM *item);
DESCRIPTION
new_item() creates a new item from name and description, and returns a pointer to the new item. free_item() frees the storage allocated for item. Once an item is freed, the user can no longer connect it to a menu.
RETURN VALUES
new_item() returns NULL on error. free_item() returns one of the following: E_OK The routine returned successfully. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error. E_BAD_ARGUMENT An incorrect argument was passed to the routine. E_CONNECTED One or more items are already connected to another menu.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), menus(3CURSES), attributes(5)
NOTES
The header <menu.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>. SunOS 5.11 31 Dec 1996 menu_item_new(3CURSES)