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41 <H1>curs_insstr 3x</H1>
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43 <PRE>
44 <STRONG><A HREF="curs_insstr.3x.html">curs_insstr(3x)</A></STRONG>                                         <STRONG><A HREF="curs_insstr.3x.html">curs_insstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
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50 <H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
51        <STRONG>insstr</STRONG>,  <STRONG>insnstr</STRONG>,  <STRONG>winsstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>winsnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvinsstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvinsnstr</STRONG>,
52        <STRONG>mvwinsstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwinsnstr</STRONG> - insert string before cursor  in  a
53        <STRONG>curses</STRONG> window
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56 </PRE>
57 <H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
58        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
59        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>insstr(const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
60        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>insnstr(const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
61        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>winsstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
62        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>winsnstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
63        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvinsstr(int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
64        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvinsnstr(int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
65        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwinsstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
66        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwinsnstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG>
67        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
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70 </PRE>
71 <H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
72        These routines insert a character string (as many  charac-
73        ters  as  will fit on the line) before the character under
74        the cursor.  All characters to the right of the cursor are
75        shifted  right with the possibility of the rightmost char-
76        acters on the line being lost.  The cursor  position  does
77        not  change  (after  moving  to  <EM>y</EM>, <EM>x</EM>, if specified).  The
78        functions with <EM>n</EM> as the last  argument  insert  a  leading
79        substring  of  at  most  <EM>n</EM>  characters.  If <EM>n</EM>&lt;=0, then the
80        entire string is inserted.
81
82        Special characters are handled as in <STRONG>addch</STRONG>.
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85 </PRE>
86 <H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
87        All routines that return an integer return <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> upon  fail-
88        ure  and  OK  (SVr4 specifies only "an integer value other
89        than <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>") upon successful  completion,  unless  otherwise
90        noted in the preceding routine descriptions.
91
92        X/Open  defines  no error conditions.  In this implementa-
93        tion, if the window parameter is null or the str parameter
94        is null, an error is returned.
95
96        Functions  with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor move-
97        ment using <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the  position  is
98        outside the window, or if the window pointer is null.
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101 </PRE>
102 <H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
103        Note that all but <STRONG>winsnstr</STRONG> may be macros.
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106 </PRE>
107 <H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
108        These  functions are described in the XSI Curses standard,
109        Issue 4, which adds const qualifiers to the arguments.
110
111        The Single  Unix  Specification,  Version  2  states  that
112        <STRONG>insnstr</STRONG>  and  <STRONG>winsnstr</STRONG> perform wrapping.  This is probably
113        an error, since it makes this group of functions inconsis-
114        tent.   Also,  no  implementation of curses documents this
115        inconsistency.
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118 </PRE>
119 <H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
120        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_util.3x.html">curs_util(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_clear.3x.html">curs_clear(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_inch.3x.html">curs_inch(3x)</A></STRONG>.
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124                                                         <STRONG><A HREF="curs_insstr.3x.html">curs_insstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
125 </PRE>
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128 <li><a href="#h2-NAME">NAME</a></li>
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131 <li><a href="#h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></li>
132 <li><a href="#h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></li>
133 <li><a href="#h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></li>
134 <li><a href="#h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></li>
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