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CURSES_INSCH(3) NetBSD Library Functions Manual CURSES_INSCH(3)
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curses_insch, insch, winsch, mvinsch, mvwinsch -- curses insert charac-
Curses Library (libcurses, -lcurses)
winsch(WINDOW *win, chtype ch);
mvinsch(int y, int x, chtype ch);
mvwinsch(WINDOW *win, int y, int x, chtype ch);
These functions insert characters on stdscr or on the specified window.
The insch() function inserts the character given in ch at the current
cursor position on stdscr. The cursor is not advanced and wrapping is
The winsch() function is the same as the insch() function, excepting that
the character is inserted on the window specified by win.
The mvinsch() and mvwinsch() functions are the same as the insch() and
insch() functions, respectively, excepting that wmove() is called to move
the cursor to the position specified by y, x before the character is
inserted on the window.
Functions returning pointers will return NULL if an error is detected.
The functions that return an int will return one of the following values:
OK The function completed successfully.
ERR An error occurred in the function.
curses_addch(3), curses_cursor(3), curses_delch(3)
The NetBSD Curses library complies with the X/Open Curses specification,
part of the Single Unix Specification.
The Curses package appeared in 4.0BSD.
NetBSD 9.1 October 25, 2018 NetBSD 9.1