NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | SEE ALSO | NOTES | PORTABILITY | AUTHORS | COLOPHON

form_userptr(3X)                                            form_userptr(3X)

NAME         top

       set_form_userptr,  form_userptr  -  associate application data with a
       form item

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <form.h>
       int set_form_userptr(FORM *form, void *userptr);
       void* form_userptr(const FORM *form);

DESCRIPTION         top

       Every form and every form item has a field that can be used to hold
       application-specific data (that is, the form-driver code leaves it
       alone).  These functions get and set the form user pointer field.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The function form_userptr returns a pointer (which may be NULL).  It
       does not set errno.

       The function set_form_userptr returns E_OK (success).

SEE ALSO         top

       curses(3X), form(3X).

NOTES         top

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

PORTABILITY         top

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

       The user pointer is a void pointer.  We chose not to leave it as a
       char pointer for SVr4 compatibility.

AUTHORS         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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