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PANEL(3) NetBSD Library Functions Manual PANEL(3)
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panel -- z-order for curses windows
Z-order for curses windows (libpanel, -lpanel)
Overlapping curses windows have no notion of z-order, what you see on the
screen depends on the order of updates. The panel library is an exten-
sion built on top of curses(3) that adds z-order to curses windows.
Each panel has an associated curses window. All currently visible panels
form a ``deck''. Panels have z-order only relative to other panels in
the deck and to stdscr. The latter doesn't have a panel of its own but
implicitly lies below all other panels in the deck. If you mix plain
curses windows and panels, the visual results are undefined since the
panel library is not aware of windows that are not associated with pan-
bottom_panel(3) move the panel to the bottom of the deck
del_panel(3) delete the panel
hide_panel(3) hide the panel, removing it from deck
move_panel(3) move the panel to a new position on screen
new_panel(3) create new panel
panel_above(3) a panel above the given panel
panel_below(3) a panel below the given panel
panel_hidden(3) check if the panel is hidden
panel_userptr(3) user data associated with the panel
panel_window(3) curses window associated with the panel
replace_panel(3) associate a different window with the panel
set_panel_userptr(3) associate arbitrary user data with the panel
show_panel(3) show hidden panel at the top of the deck
top_panel(3) move the panel to the top of the deck
update_panels(3) update terminal display
NetBSD 9.99 October 28, 2015 NetBSD 9.99