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43 <H1 class="no-header">form_new 3x</H1>
44 <PRE>
45 <STRONG><A HREF="form_new.3x.html">form_new(3x)</A></STRONG>                                                      <STRONG><A HREF="form_new.3x.html">form_new(3x)</A></STRONG>
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50 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
51        <STRONG>new_form</STRONG>, <STRONG>free_form</STRONG> - create and destroy forms
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54 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
55        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>
56        FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
57        int free_form(FORM *form);
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60 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
61        The function <STRONG>new_form</STRONG> creates a new form connected to a specified field
62        pointer array (which must be <STRONG>NULL</STRONG>-terminated).
63
64        The function <STRONG>free_form</STRONG> disconnects <EM>form</EM> from its field array and  frees
65        the storage allocated for the form.
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68 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
69        The  function  <STRONG>new_form</STRONG> returns <STRONG>NULL</STRONG> on error.  It sets <STRONG>errno</STRONG> according
70        to the function's success:
71
72        <STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.
73
74        <STRONG>E_BAD_ARGUMENT</STRONG>
75             Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
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77        <STRONG>E_CONNECTED</STRONG>
78             The field is already connected to a form.
79
80        <STRONG>E_SYSTEM_ERROR</STRONG>
81             System error occurred, e.g., malloc failure.
82
83        The function <STRONG>free_form</STRONG> returns one of the following:
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85        <STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.
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87        <STRONG>E_BAD_ARGUMENT</STRONG>
88             Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
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90        <STRONG>E_POSTED</STRONG>
91             The form has already been posted.
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94 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
95        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form.3x.html">form(3x)</A></STRONG>.
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98 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
99        The  header  file  <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>  automatically  includes  the  header  file
100        <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>.
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103 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
104        These  routines emulate the System V forms library.  They were not sup-
105        ported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
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108 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-AUTHORS">AUTHORS</a></H2><PRE>
109        Juergen Pfeifer.  Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S.
110        Raymond.
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114                                                                   <STRONG><A HREF="form_new.3x.html">form_new(3x)</A></STRONG>
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