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NAME
field_back, field_fore, field_pad, set_field_back, set_field_fore, set_field_pad -- form library
LIBRARY
Curses Form Library (libform, -lform)
SYNOPSIS
#include <form.h> chtype field_back(FIELD *field); chtype field_fore(FIELD *field); int field_pad(FIELD *field); int set_field_back(FIELD *field, chtype attribute); int set_field_fore(FIELD *field, chtype attribute); int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad);
DESCRIPTION
Calling the function field_back() will return the character attributes that will be applied to a field that is not the current field, these attributes can be set by the set_field_back() function. The field_fore() function returns the character attributes that will be used to indicate that a field is the currently active one on the form, this attribute may be set by using the set_field_fore() function. The pad character for a field is the character that will be printed in all field locations not occupied with actual field contents. The pad character can be retrieved by calling the field_pad() function, the pad character is set by using the set_field_pad() function.
RETURN VALUES
Functions returning pointers will return NULL if an error is detected. The functions that return an int will return one of the following error values: E_OK The function was successful.
SEE ALSO
curses(3), forms(3)
NOTES
The header <form.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>. NetBSD 9.99 January 1, 2001 NetBSD 9.99
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