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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(3), form(3).

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

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

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. Raymond.
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