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form_new(3X)									     form_new(3X)

NAME
       form_new - create and destroy forms

SYNOPSIS
       #include <form.h>
       FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
       int free_form(FORM *form);

DESCRIPTION
       The  function  new_form	creates  a  new form connected to a specified field pointer array
       (which must be NULL-terminated).

       The function free_form disconnects form from its field array and frees the  storage  allo-
       cated for the form.

RETURN VALUE
       The function new_form returns NULL on error.

       The function free_form returns 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.

       E_POSTED
	    The form has already been posted.

SEE ALSO
       curses(3X), form(3X).

NOTES
       The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.

PORTABILITY
       These  routines	emulate the System V forms 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.

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