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MENU_PATTERN(3)         NetBSD Library Functions Manual        MENU_PATTERN(3)


NAME
menu_pattern, set_menu_pattern -- get or set menu pattern
LIBRARY
Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)
SYNOPSIS
#include <menu.h> char * menu_pattern(MENU *menu);
DESCRIPTION
The menu_pattern() function returns a pointer to the string that is cur- rently in the menu pattern buffer. The menu pattern buffer can be set by calling set_menu_pattern() which will set the pattern buffer to the string passed and then attempt to match that string against the names of the items in the attached items.
RETURN VALUES
The functions return one of the following error values: E_OK The function was successful. E_SYSTEM_ERROR There was a system error during the call. E_BAD_ARGUMENT One or more of the arguments passed to the function was incorrect. E_NO_MATCH The character search failed to find a match.
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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