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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     free_item, new_item - create or delete menu item

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <menu.h>

     free_item(ITEM *item);

     ITEM *
     new_item(char *name, char *description);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The free_item() function destroys the item and frees all allocated storage
 for that item.  The new_item() allocates storage for a new item then
     copies in the item name and description for the new item.  A pointer to
     the newly created item is returned to the caller.

RETURN VALUES    [Toc]    [Back]

     The new_item() function returns NULL on failure, the free_item() returns
     one of the following error values:

     E_OK            The function was successful.
     E_BAD_ARGUMENT  One or more of the arguments passed to the function was

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     curses(3), menus(3)

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

     The header <menu.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>.

BSD                           September 10, 1999                           BSD
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