NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | PORTABILITY | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR | COLOPHON

keybound(3X)                                                    keybound(3X)

NAME         top

       keybound - return definition of keycode

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <curses.h>

       char * keybound(int keycode, int count);

DESCRIPTION         top

       This is an extension to the curses library.  It permits an
       application to determine the string which is defined in the terminfo
       for specific keycodes.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The keycode parameter must be greater than zero, else NULL is
       returned.  If it does not correspond to a defined key, then NULL is
       returned.  The count parameter is used to allow the application to
       iterate through multiple definitions, counting from zero.  When
       successful, the function returns a string which must be freed by the
       caller.

PORTABILITY         top

       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.

SEE ALSO         top

       define_key(3X), keyok(3X).

AUTHOR         top

       Thomas Dickey.

COLOPHON         top

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