form_field_attributes(3X)                          form_field_attributes(3X)

NAME         top

       form_field_attributes - color and attribute control for form fields

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <form.h>
       int set_field_fore(FIELD *field, chtype attr);
       chtype field_fore(const FIELD *field);
       int set_field_back(FIELD *field, chtype attr);
       chtype field_back(const FIELD *field);
       int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad);
       int field_pad(const FIELD *field);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The function set_field_fore sets the foreground attribute of field.
       This is the highlight used to display the field contents.  The
       function field_fore returns the foreground attribute.  The default is

       The function set_field_back sets the background attribute of form.
       This is the highlight used to display the extent fields in the form.
       The function field_back returns the background attribute.  The
       default is A_NORMAL.

       The function set_field_pad sets the character used to fill the field.
       The function field_pad returns the given form's pad character.  The
       default is a blank.

RETURN VALUE         top

       These routines return one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

            Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.

            System error occurred (see errno).

SEE ALSO         top

       curses(3X) and related pages whose names begin "form_" for detailed
       descriptions of the entry points.

NOTES         top

       The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file

PORTABILITY         top

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

AUTHORS         top

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

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