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form_field_validation(3CURSES)				     Curses Library Functions				    form_field_validation(3CURSES)

form_field_validation, set_field_type, field_type, field_arg - forms field data type validation SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lform -lcurses [ library... ] #include <form.h> int set_field_type(FIELD *field, FIELDTYPE *type...); FIELDTYPE *field_type(FIELD *field); char *field_arg(FIELD *field); DESCRIPTION
set_field_type() associates the specified field type with field. Certain field types take additional arguments. TYPE_ALNUM, for instance, requires one, the minimum width specification for the field. The other predefined field types are: TYPE_ALPHA, TYPE_ENUM, TYPE_INTEGER, TYPE_NUMERIC, and TYPE_REGEXP. field_type() returns a pointer to the field type of field. NULL is returned if no field type is assigned. field_arg() returns a pointer to the field arguments associated with the field type of field. NULL is returned if no field type is assigned. RETURN VALUES
field_type() and field_arg() return NULL on error. set_field_type() returns one of the following: E_OK The function returned successfully. E_SYSTEM_ERROR System error. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Unsafe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), attributes(5) NOTES
The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>. SunOS 5.11 31 Dec 1996 form_field_validation(3CURSES)

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