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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     menu_pattern, set_menu_pattern - get or set menu pattern

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <menu.h>

     char *
     menu_pattern(MENU *menu);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The menu_pattern() function returns a pointer to the string that is currently
 in the menu pattern buffer.  The menu pattern buffer can be set by
     calling set_menu_pattern() which will set the pattern buffer to the
     string passed and then attempt to match that string against the names of
     the items in the attached items.

RETURN VALUES    [Toc]    [Back]

     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 was
     E_NO_MATCH      The character search failed to find a match.

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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