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MENU_NEW(3)             NetBSD Library Functions Manual            MENU_NEW(3)


NAME
free_menu, new_menu -- create or delete a menu
LIBRARY
Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)
SYNOPSIS
#include <menu.h> int free_menu(MENU *menu); MENU * new_menu(ITEM **items);
DESCRIPTION
The free_menu() menu function destroys the given menu and frees all allo- cated storage associated with the menu. All items associated with the menu are detached from the menu before it is destroyed. The new_menu() function allocates storage for a new menu and initializes all the values to the defined defaults. If the items pointer passed is not a NULL then the given NULL terminated array of items is attached to the new menu.
RETURN VALUES
The new_menu() function returns NULL on error, while the free_menu() function returns one of the following error values: E_OK The function was successful. E_BAD_ARGUMENT One or more of the arguments passed to the function was incorrect. E_POSTED The menu is already posted.
SEE ALSO
curses(3), menus(3)
NOTES
The header <menu.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>. NetBSD 9.99 September 10, 1999 NetBSD 9.99
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