menu_mark, menu_unmark, set_menu_mark, set_menu_unmark - get or set
strings that show mark status for a menu
Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)
set_menu_mark(MENU *menu, char *mark);
set_menu_unmark(MENU *menu, char *mark);
The menu_mark() function returns a pointer to the character string that
is used to mark selected items in the menu. The mark string is set by
the set_menu_mark() function. The menu_unmark() function returns a
pointer to the character string that is used to indicate a menu items is
not selected, this string is set by the set_menu_unmark() function. The
mark and unmark strings may be of differing lengths, the room allocated
to drawing the mark will be the maximum of the lengths of both the mark
and unmark strings. The shorter of the two strings will be left justified
and space padded.
The functions return one of the following error values:
E_OK The function was successful.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR There was a system error during the call.
E_BAD_ARGUMENT One or more of the arguments passed to the function
E_POSTED The menu is already posted.
E_CONNECTED An item was already connected to a menu.
E_BAD_STATE The function was called from within an initialisation
or termination routine.
E_NO_ROOM The menu does not fit within the subwindow.
E_NOT_POSTED The menu is not posted.
E_UNKNOWN_COMMAND The menu driver does not recognise the request passed
E_NO_MATCH The character search failed to find a match.
E_NOT_SELECTABLE The item could not be selected.
E_NOT_CONNECTED The item is not connected to a menu.
E_REQUEST_DENIED The menu driver could not process the request.
The header <menu.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>.
BSD September 10, 1999 BSD
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