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NAME

menu_opts - set and get menu options

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

#include <menu.h>
int set_menu_opts(MENU *menu, Menu_Options opts);
int menu_opts_on(MENU *menu, Menu_Options opts);
int menu_opts_off(MENU *menu, Menu_Options opts);
Menu_Options menu_opts(const MENU *menu);

DESCRIPTION

The function set_menu_opts sets all the given menu's option bits (menu option bits may be logically-OR'ed together).

The function menu_opts_on turns on the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function menu_opts_off turns off the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function menu_opts returns the menu's current option bits.

The following options are defined (all are on by default):
O_ONEVALUE
  Only one item can be selected for this menu.
O_SHOWDESC
  Display the item descriptions when the menu is posted.
O_ROWMAJOR
  Display the menu in row-major order.
O_IGNORECASE
  Ignore the case when pattern-matching.
O_SHOWMATCH
  Move the cursor to within the item name while pattern-matching.
O_NONCYCLIC
  Don't wrap around next-item and previous-item, requests to the other end of the menu.

RETURN VALUE

Except for menu_opts, each routine returns one of the following:
E_OK The routine succeeded.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR
  System error occurred (see errno).
E_POSTED
  The menu is already posted.

SEE ALSO

curses(3), menu(3).

NOTES

The header file <menu.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.

PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V menu library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.

AUTHORS

Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.

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