menu_attributes(3x) — Linux manual page


menu_attributes(3X)                                  menu_attributes(3X)

NAME         top

       menu_back, menu_fore, menu_grey, menu_pad, set_menu_back,
       set_menu_fore, set_menu_grey, set_menu_pad - color and attribute
       control for menus

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <menu.h>

       int set_menu_fore(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
       chtype menu_fore(const MENU *menu);

       int set_menu_back(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
       chtype menu_back(const MENU *menu);

       int set_menu_grey(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
       chtype menu_grey(const MENU *menu);

       int set_menu_pad(MENU *menu, int pad);
       int menu_pad(const MENU *menu);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The function set_menu_fore sets the foreground attribute of menu.
       This is the highlight used for selected menu items.  menu_fore
       returns the foreground attribute.  The default is A_REVERSE.

       The function set_menu_back sets the background attribute of menu.
       This is the highlight used for selectable (but not currently
       selected) menu items.  The function menu_back returns the
       background attribute.  The default is A_NORMAL.

       The function set_menu_grey sets the grey attribute of menu. This
       is the highlight used for un-selectable menu items in menus that
       permit more than one selection.  The function menu_grey returns
       the grey attribute.  The default is A_UNDERLINE.

       The function set_menu_pad sets the character used to fill the
       space between the name and description parts of a menu item.
       menu_pad returns the given menu's pad character.  The default is
       a blank.

RETURN VALUE         top

       These routines return one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

            System error occurred (see errno(3)).

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

SEE ALSO         top

       curses(3X) and related pages whose names begin “menu_” for
       detailed descriptions of the entry points.

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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