mitem_value(3X)                                              mitem_value(3X)

NAME         top

       set_item_value, item_value - set and get menu item values

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <menu.h>
       int set_item_value(ITEM *item, bool value);
       bool item_value(const ITEM *item);

DESCRIPTION         top

       If you turn off the menu option O_ONEVALUE (e.g., with set_menu_opts
       or menu_opts_off; see menu_opts(3X)), the menu becomes multi-valued;
       that is, more than one item may simultaneously be selected.

       In a multi_valued menu, you can used set_item_value to select the
       given menu item (second argument TRUE) or deselect it (second
       argument FALSE).

RETURN VALUE         top

       The function set_item_value returns one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

            System error occurred (see errno).

            The menu driver could not process the request.

SEE ALSO         top

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

NOTES         top

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

PORTABILITY         top

       These routines emulate the System V menu 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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