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beep(3cur)																beep(3cur)

       beep, flash - generate audiovisual alarm

       #include <cursesX.h>

       int beep()

       int flash()

       The routine sounds the audible alarm on the terminal, if possible, otherwise it flashes the screen.

       The routine flashes the screen, if possible, otherwise it sounds the audible alarm.

       If neither signal can be used on a particular terminal, nothing happens.

Return Values
       The and functions return OK on success and ERR on error.


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curs_beep(3)						     Library Functions Manual						      curs_beep(3)

curs_beep, beep, flash - Curses bell and screen flash routines SYNOPSIS
#include <curses.h> int beep( void ); int flash( void ); LIBRARY
Curses Library (libcurses) STANDARDS
Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows: beep, flash: XCURSES4.2 Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags. DESCRIPTION
The beep and flash routines are used to alert the terminal user. The routine beep sounds the audible alarm on the terminal, if possible. If an audible alarm is not possible, the routine flashes the screen (visible bell), if possible. The routine flash flashes the screen, and if that is not possible, sounds the audible alarm. If neither an audible or visual signal is possible, these routines produce no results. Nearly all terminals have an audible signal (bell or beep), but only some can flash the screen. NOTES
The header file <curses.h> automatically includes the header file <stdio.h>. RETURN VALUES
These routines always return OK. SEE ALSO
Functions: curses(3) Others: standards(5) curs_beep(3)
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