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41 <H1 class="no-header">curs_addstr 3x</H1>
42 <PRE>
43 <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addstr.3x.html">curs_addstr(3x)</A></STRONG>                                                <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addstr.3x.html">curs_addstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
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48 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
49        <STRONG>addstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>addnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>waddstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>waddnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvaddstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvaddnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwaddstr</STRONG>,
50        <STRONG>mvwaddnstr</STRONG> - add a string of characters to a <STRONG>curses</STRONG> window and advance
51        cursor
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54 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
55        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
56
57        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>addstr(const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
58        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>addnstr(const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
59        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>waddstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
60        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>waddnstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
61        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvaddstr(int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
62        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvaddnstr(int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
63        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwaddstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
64        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwaddnstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
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67 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
68        These functions write the (null-terminated) character string <EM>str</EM> on the
69        given window.  It is similar to calling <STRONG>waddch</STRONG> once for each  character
70        in the string.
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72        The <EM>mv</EM> functions perform cursor movement once, before writing any char-
73        acters.  Thereafter, the cursor is advanced as a side-effect of writing
74        to the window.
75
76        The  four functions with <EM>n</EM> as the last argument write at most <EM>n</EM> charac-
77        ters, or until a terminating null is reached.  If <EM>n</EM> is -1, then the en-
78        tire string will be added.
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81 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
82        All functions return the integer <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> upon failure and <STRONG>OK</STRONG> on success.
83
84        X/Open  does  not define any error conditions.  This implementation re-
85        turns an error
86
87        <STRONG>o</STRONG>   if the window pointer is null or
88
89        <STRONG>o</STRONG>   if the string pointer is null or
90
91        <STRONG>o</STRONG>   if the corresponding calls to <STRONG>waddch</STRONG> return an error.
92
93        Functions with a "mv" prefix first  perform  a  cursor  movement  using
94        <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the position is outside the window, or if
95        the window pointer is null.
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98 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
99        All of these functions except <STRONG>waddnstr</STRONG> may be macros.
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102 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
103        These functions are described in the XSI Curses standard, Issue 4.
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106 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
107        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addch.3x.html">curs_addch(3x)</A></STRONG>.
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