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 <H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attroff(int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattroff(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attron(int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattron(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrset(int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattrset(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>color_set(short</STRONG> <STRONG>color_pair_number,</STRONG> <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <STRONG>opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wcolor_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>color_pair_number,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <STRONG>opts);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attroff(int</STRONG> <EM>attrs);</EM>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattroff(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attron(int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattron(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrset(int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattrset(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>color_set(short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>number</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wcolor_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>number</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <EM>opts);</EM>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>standend(void);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wstandend(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wstandend(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>standout(void);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wstandout(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_get(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*pair,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_get(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*pair,</STRONG>
-              <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_off(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_off(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_on(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_on(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_set(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>pair,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attrs,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>pair,</STRONG>  <STRONG>void</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>*opts);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>chgat(int</STRONG> <STRONG>n,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attr,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>color,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts)</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attr,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>color,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts)</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvchgat(int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attr,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>color,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts)</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>attr,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>color,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*opts)</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wstandout(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_get(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_get(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+              <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_off(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_off(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_on(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_on(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_set(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>void</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>chgat(int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvchgat(int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>y,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>x,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>n,</EM>
+             <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
 
 
 </PRE>
        modifications to the graphic rendition of  characters  put
        on the screen.
 
+
+</PRE>
+<H3><a name="h3-attrset">attrset</a></H3><PRE>
        The  routine  <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>  sets  the current attributes of the
        given window to <EM>attrs</EM>.  The routine <STRONG>attroff</STRONG> turns off  the
        named  attributes  without turning any other attributes on
        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_bkgd.3x.html">curs_bkgd(3x)</A></STRONG> for functions which  modify  the  attributes
        used for erasing and clearing.
 
-       The  routine <STRONG>color_set</STRONG> sets the current color of the given
-       window to the foreground/background combination  described
-       by  the  color_pair_number. The parameter opts is reserved
+
+</PRE>
+<H3><a name="h3-attr_set">attr_set</a></H3><PRE>
+       The <STRONG>attrset</STRONG> routine is actually a legacy feature predating
+       SVr4 curses but kept in X/Open Curses for the same  reason
+       that  SVr4  curses kept it: compatbility.  The routine <STRONG>at-</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>tr_set</STRONG> provides for passing a color-pair parameter.
+
+       The remaining <STRONG>attr_</STRONG>* functions operate  exactly  like  the
+       corresponding <STRONG>attr</STRONG>* functions, except that they take argu-
+       ments of type <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> rather than <STRONG>int</STRONG>.
+
+
+</PRE>
+<H3><a name="h3-color_set">color_set</a></H3><PRE>
+       The routine <STRONG>color_set</STRONG> sets the current color of the  given
+       window  to the foreground/background combination described
+       by the color_pair_number.  The parameter opts is  reserved
        for future use, applications must supply a null pointer.
 
-       The routine <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG> returns the  current  attribute  and
+
+</PRE>
+<H3><a name="h3-attr_get">attr_get</a></H3><PRE>
+       The  routine  <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>  returns the current attribute and
        color pair for the given window; <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG> returns the cur-
-       rent attribute and color pair for <STRONG>stdscr</STRONG>.   The  remaining
-       <STRONG>attr_</STRONG>*  functions  operate  exactly like the corresponding
-       <STRONG>attr</STRONG>* functions, except that they take arguments  of  type
-       <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> rather than <STRONG>int</STRONG>.
+       rent attribute and color pair for <STRONG>stdscr</STRONG>.
+
+       There  is  no  corresponding  <STRONG>attrget</STRONG>  function as such in
+       X/Open Curses, although  ncurses  provides  <STRONG>getattrs</STRONG>  (see
+       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_legacy.3x.html">curs_legacy(3x)</A></STRONG>).
 
+
+</PRE>
+<H3><a name="h3-chgat">chgat</a></H3><PRE>
        The routine <STRONG>chgat</STRONG> changes the attributes of a given number
        of characters starting at the current cursor  location  of
        <STRONG>stdscr</STRONG>.   It  does not update the cursor and does not per-
 <H3><a name="h3-Attributes">Attributes</a></H3><PRE>
        The following video attributes, defined in <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>, can
        be passed to the routines <STRONG>attron</STRONG>, <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>, and <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>, or
-       OR'd with the characters passed to <STRONG>addch</STRONG>.
+       OR'd with the characters passed to  <STRONG>addch</STRONG>  (see  curs_add-
+       <STRONG><A HREF="ch.3x.html">ch(3x)</A></STRONG>).
 
               <EM>Name</EM>            <EM>Description</EM>
               ------------------------------------------------------------
               <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>    Alternate character set
               <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG>        Italics (non-X/Open extension)
               <STRONG>A_CHARTEXT</STRONG>      Bit-mask to extract a character
+
               <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR(</STRONG><EM>n</EM><STRONG>)</STRONG>   Color-pair number <EM>n</EM>
 
        These video attributes are supported by <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG> and relat-
        <STRONG>PAIR_NUMBER(</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM>) Returns the pair number associated
                           with the <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR(</STRONG><EM>n</EM><STRONG>)</STRONG> attribute.
 
-       The return values of many of these routines are not  mean-
+       The  return values of many of these routines are not mean-
        ingful (they are implemented as macro-expanded assignments
-       and simply return their argument).  The SVr4  manual  page
+       and  simply  return their argument).  The SVr4 manual page
        claims (falsely) that these routines always return <STRONG>1</STRONG>.
 
 
 </PRE>
 <H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
-       Note  that  <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attron</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattron</STRONG>, <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>,
+       Note that <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attron</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattron</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>,
        <STRONG>wattrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>standend</STRONG> and <STRONG>standout</STRONG> may be macros.
 
-       <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR</STRONG> values can only be OR'd with attributes if  the
-       pair  number  is  less  than 256.  The alternate functions
-       such as <STRONG>color_set</STRONG> can pass a color  pair  value  directly.
-       However,  ncurses  ABI 4 and 5 simply OR this value within
-       the alternate functions.  You must use ncurses  ABI  6  to
+       <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR</STRONG>  values can only be OR'd with attributes if the
+       pair number is less than  256.   The  alternate  functions
+       such  as  <STRONG>color_set</STRONG>  can pass a color pair value directly.
+       However, ncurses ABI 4 and 5 simply OR this  value  within
+       the  alternate  functions.   You must use ncurses ABI 6 to
        support more than 256 color pairs.
 
 
 </PRE>
 <H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
-       These  functions are supported in the XSI Curses standard,
-       Issue 4.  The standard  defined  the  dedicated  type  for
-       highlights,  <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG>,  which is not defined in SVr4 curses.
-       The functions taking <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> arguments  are  not  supported
+       These functions are supported in the XSI Curses  standard,
+       Issue  4.   The  standard  defined  the dedicated type for
+       highlights, <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG>, which is not defined in  SVr4  curses.
+       The  functions  taking  <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> arguments are not supported
        under SVr4.
 
        The XSI Curses standard states that whether the tradition-
-       al functions  <STRONG>attron</STRONG>/<STRONG>attroff</STRONG>/<STRONG>attrset</STRONG>  can  manipulate  at-
-       tributes  other  than  <STRONG>A_BLINK</STRONG>,  <STRONG>A_BOLD</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_DIM</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_REVERSE</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>A_STANDOUT</STRONG>, or <STRONG>A_UNDERLINE</STRONG> is "unspecified".   Under  this
-       implementation  as  well  as  SVr4 curses, these functions
-       correctly manipulate all other  highlights  (specifically,
+       al  functions  <STRONG>attron</STRONG>/<STRONG>attroff</STRONG>/<STRONG>attrset</STRONG>  can  manipulate at-
+       tributes other than  <STRONG>A_BLINK</STRONG>,  <STRONG>A_BOLD</STRONG>,  <STRONG>A_DIM</STRONG>,  <STRONG>A_REVERSE</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>A_STANDOUT</STRONG>,  or  <STRONG>A_UNDERLINE</STRONG> is "unspecified".  Under this
+       implementation as well as  SVr4  curses,  these  functions
+       correctly  manipulate  all other highlights (specifically,
        <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_PROTECT</STRONG>, and <STRONG>A_INVIS</STRONG>).
 
-       This  implementation  provides  the <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG> attribute for
+       This implementation provides the  <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG>  attribute  for
        terminals which have the <EM>enter</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>italics</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>mode</EM> (sitm) and <EM>ex-</EM>
        <EM>it</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>italics</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>mode</EM> (ritm) capabilities.  Italics are not men-
-       tioned in X/Open  Curses.   Unlike  the  other  video  at-
-       tributes,  <STRONG>I_ITALIC</STRONG> is unrelated to the <EM>set</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>attributes</EM> ca-
+       tioned  in  X/Open  Curses.   Unlike  the  other video at-
+       tributes, <STRONG>I_ITALIC</STRONG> is unrelated to the <EM>set</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>attributes</EM>  ca-
        pabilities.  This implementation makes the assumption that
        <EM>exit</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>attribute</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>mode</EM> may also reset italics.
 
-       XSI  Curses added the new entry points, <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>attr_off</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_off</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wat-</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>tr_set</STRONG>.   These  are intended to work with a new series of
+       XSI Curses added the new entry points, <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>attr_off</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attr_set</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_off</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>wat-</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>tr_set</STRONG>.  These are intended to work with a new  series  of
        highlight macros prefixed with <STRONG>WA_</STRONG>.  The older macros have
        direct counterparts in the newer set of names:
 
               <STRONG>WA_BOLD</STRONG>         Extra bright or bold
               <STRONG>WA_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>   Alternate character set
 
-       Older  versions of this library did not force an update of
-       the screen when changing the attributes.  Use <STRONG>touchwin</STRONG>  to
-       force the screen to match the updated attributes.
+       Very old versions of this library did not force an  update
+       of  the screen when changing the attributes.  Use <STRONG>touchwin</STRONG>
+       to force the screen to match the updated attributes.
 
        The XSI curses standard specifies that each pair of corre-
-       sponding <STRONG>A_</STRONG> and <STRONG>WA_</STRONG>-using functions operates on  the  same
+       sponding  <STRONG>A_</STRONG>  and <STRONG>WA_</STRONG>-using functions operates on the same
        current-highlight information.
 
        The XSI standard extended conformance level adds new high-
        lights <STRONG>A_HORIZONTAL</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_LEFT</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_LOW</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_RIGHT</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_TOP</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_VER-</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>TICAL</STRONG>  (and corresponding <STRONG>WA_</STRONG> macros for each).  As of Au-
-       gust 2013, no known  terminal  provides  these  highlights
+       <STRONG>TICAL</STRONG> (and corresponding <STRONG>WA_</STRONG> macros for each).  As of  Au-
+       gust  2013,  no  known  terminal provides these highlights
        (i.e., via the <STRONG>sgr1</STRONG> capability).
 
 
 </PRE>
 <H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
-       All  routines  return the integer <STRONG>OK</STRONG> on success, or <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> on
+       All routines return the integer <STRONG>OK</STRONG> on success, or  <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>  on
        failure.
 
        X/Open does not define any error conditions.
 
        This implementation returns an error if the window pointer
-       is  null.  The <STRONG>wcolor_set</STRONG> function returns an error if the
-       color  pair  parameter  is  outside  the   range   0..COL-
-       OR_PAIRS-1.   This  implementation  also provides <STRONG>getattrs</STRONG>
+       is null.  The <STRONG>wcolor_set</STRONG> function returns an error if  the
+       color   pair   parameter  is  outside  the  range  0..COL-
+       OR_PAIRS-1.  This implementation  also  provides  <STRONG>getattrs</STRONG>
        for compatibility with older versions of curses.
 
-       Functions with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor  move-
-       ment  using  <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the position is
+       Functions  with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor move-
+       ment using <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the  position  is
        outside the window, or if the window pointer is null.
 
 
 </PRE>
 <H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>,        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addch.3x.html">curs_addch(3x)</A></STRONG>,        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addstr.3x.html">curs_addstr(3x)</A></STRONG>,
+       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addch.3x.html">curs_addch(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addstr.3x.html">curs_addstr(3x)</A></STRONG>,
        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_bkgd.3x.html">curs_bkgd(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_printw.3x.html">curs_printw(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_variables.3x.html">curs_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>
 
 
 <li><a href="#h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></li>
 <li><a href="#h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a>
 <ul>
+<li><a href="#h3-attrset">attrset</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-attr_set">attr_set</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-color_set">color_set</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-attr_get">attr_get</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-chgat">chgat</a></li>
 <li><a href="#h3-Attributes">Attributes</a></li>
 </ul>
 </li>