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

mitem_current(3X)                                          mitem_current(3X)

NAME         top

       mitem_current - set and get current_menu_item

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <menu.h>
       int set_current_item(MENU *menu, const ITEM *item);
       ITEM *current_item(const MENU *menu);
       int set_top_row(MENU *menu, int row);
       int top_row(const MENU *menu);
       int item_index(const ITEM *item);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The function set_current_item sets the current item (the item on
       which the menu cursor is positioned).  current_item returns a pointer
       to the current item in the given menu.

       The function set_top_row sets the top row of the menu to show the
       given row (the top row is initially 0, and is reset to this value
       whenever the O_ROWMAJOR option is toggled).  The item leftmost on the
       given row becomes current.  The function top_row returns the number
       of the top menu row being displayed.

       The function item_index returns the (zero-origin) index of item in
       the menu's item pointer list.

RETURN VALUE         top

       current_item returns a pointer (which may be NULL).  It does not set
       errno.

       top_row and item_index return ERR (the general curses error value) if
       their menu parameter is NULL.

       set_current_item and set_top_row return one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

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

       E_BAD_STATE
            Routine was called from an initialization or termination
            function.

       E_NOT_CONNECTED
            No items are connected to the menu.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR
            System error occurred (see errno).

SEE ALSO         top

       curses(3X), menu(3X).

NOTES         top

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

PORTABILITY         top

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

       The SVr4 menu library documentation specifies the top_row and
       index_item error value as -1 (which is the value of ERR).

AUTHORS         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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