Section: Miscellaneous Library Functions (3X)
- set and get form options
int set_form_opts(FORM *form, Field_Options opts);
int form_opts_on(FORM *form, Field_Options opts);
int form_opts_off(FORM *form, Field_Options opts);
Field_Options form_opts(const FORM *form);
The function set_form_opts
sets all the given form's option bits (form
option bits may be logically-OR'ed together).
The function form_opts_on turns on the given option bits, and leaves
The function form_opts_off turns off the given option bits, and leaves
The function form_opts returns the form's current option bits.
The following options are defined (all are on by default):
Overload the REQ_NEW_LINE forms driver request so that calling it at the
end of a field goes to the next field.
Overload the REQ_DEL_PREV forms driver request so that calling it at the
beginning of a field goes to the previous field.
Except for form_opts
, each routine returns one of the following:
The routine succeeded.
System error occurred (see errno(3)).
The header file <form.h>
automatically includes the header file
These routines emulate the System V forms library.
They were not supported on
Version 7 or BSD versions.
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