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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       form_new - create and destroy forms

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       #include <form.h>
       FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
       int free_form(FORM *form);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The function new_form creates a new form connected to a specified field
       pointer array (which must be NULL-terminated).

       The function free_form disconnects form from its field array and  frees
       the storage allocated for the form.

RETURN VALUE    [Toc]    [Back]

       The function new_form returns NULL on error.

       The function free_form returns one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR    [Toc]    [Back]
	    System error occurred (see errno).

       E_BAD_ARGUMENT    [Toc]    [Back]
	    Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.

       E_POSTED    [Toc]    [Back]
	    The form has already been posted.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

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

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

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

PORTABILITY    [Toc]    [Back]

       These routines emulate the System V forms library.  They were not  supported
 on Version 7 or BSD versions.

AUTHORS    [Toc]    [Back]

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

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