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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       menu_new - create and destroy menus

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       #include <menu.h>
       MENU *new_menu(ITEM **items);
       int free_menu(MENU *menu);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  function  new_menu  creates a new menu connected to a
       specified item pointer array (which  must  be  NULL-terminated).


       The  function  free_menu  disconnects  menu  from its item
       array and frees the storage allocated for the menu.

RETURN VALUE    [Toc]    [Back]

       The function new_menu returns NULL on error.

       The function free_menu 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 menu has already been posted.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

      
      
       curses(3), menu(3).

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

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

PORTABILITY    [Toc]    [Back]

       These routines emulate the System V  menu  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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