form_page(3x) — Linux manual page


form_page(3X)                                              form_page(3X)

NAME         top

       form_page - set and get form page number

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <form.h>

       int set_current_field(FORM *form, FIELD *field);
       FIELD *current_field(const FORM *form);

       int unfocus_current_field(FORM *form);

       int set_form_page(FORM *form, int n);
       int form_page(const FORM *form);

       int field_index(const FIELD *field);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The function set_current_field sets the current field of the
       given form; current_field returns the current field of the given

       The function unfocus_current_field removes the focus from the
       current field of the form.  In such state, inquiries via
       current_field shall return a NULL pointer.

       The function set_form_page sets the form's page number (goes to
       page n of the form).

       The function form_page returns the form's current page number.

       The function field_index returns the index of the field in the
       field array of the form it is connected to.  It returns ERR if
       the argument is the null pointer or the field is not connected.

RETURN VALUE         top

       Except for form_page, each routine returns one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

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

            Routine was called from an initialization or termination

            Contents of a field are not valid.

            The form driver could not process the request.

            System error occurred (see errno(3)).

SEE ALSO         top

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

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.

       The unfocus_current_field function is an ncurses extension.

AUTHORS         top

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

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