Manual Pages — menu_spacing
- Control spacing between menu items.
int set_menu_spacing(MENU *menu,
int menu_spacing(const MENU *menu,
sets the spacing information for the menu. Its parameter
controls the number of spaces between an item name and an item description. It must not be larger than
. The menu system puts in the middle of this spacing area the pad character. The remaining parts are filled with spaces. The
parameter controls the number of rows that are used for an item. It must not be larger than 3. The menu system inserts the blank lines between item rows, these lines will contain the pad character in the appropriate positions. The
parameter controls the number of blanks between columns of items. It must not be larger than TABSIZE. A value of 0 for all the spacing values resets them to the default, which is 1 for all of them.
passes back the spacing info for the menu. If a pointer is NULL, this specific info is simply not returned.
Both routines return
if the menu is posted, or
if one of the spacing values is out of range.
The header file
automatically includes the header file
These routines are specific to ncurses. They were not supported on Version 7, BSD or System V implementations. It is recommended that any code depending on them be conditioned using NCURSES_VERSION.
Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.
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