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41 <H1>curs_addstr 3x</H1>
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43 <PRE>
44 <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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50 <H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
51        <STRONG>addstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>addnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>waddstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>waddnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvaddstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvaddnstr</STRONG>,
52        <STRONG>mvwaddstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwaddnstr</STRONG> - add a string of characters to a
53        <STRONG>curses</STRONG> window and advance cursor
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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
60        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>addstr(const</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>str</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
61        <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>
62        <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>
63        <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>
64        <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>
65        <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>
66        <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>
67        <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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70 </PRE>
71 <H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
72        These  functions  write  the  (null-terminated)  character
73        string <EM>str</EM> on the given window.  It is similar to  calling
74        <STRONG>waddch</STRONG> once for each character in the string.
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76        The  <EM>mv</EM>  functions  perform  cursor  movement once, before
77        writing any characters.  Thereafter,  the  cursor  is  ad-
78        vanced as a side-effect of writing to the window.
79
80        The  four  functions  with <EM>n</EM> as the last argument write at
81        most <EM>n</EM> characters, or until a terminating null is reached.
82        If <EM>n</EM> is -1, then the entire string will be added.
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85 </PRE>
86 <H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
87        All  functions  return the integer <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> upon failure and <STRONG>OK</STRONG>
88        on success.
89
90        X/Open does not define any error conditions.  This  imple-
91        mentation returns an error
92
93        <STRONG>o</STRONG>   if the window pointer is null or
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95        <STRONG>o</STRONG>   if the string pointer is null or
96
97        <STRONG>o</STRONG>   if the corresponding calls to <STRONG>waddch</STRONG> return an error.
98
99        Functions  with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor move-
100        ment using <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the  position  is
101        outside the window, or if the window pointer is null.
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104 </PRE>
105 <H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
106        All of these functions except <STRONG>waddnstr</STRONG> may be macros.
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109 </PRE>
110 <H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
111        These  functions are described in the XSI Curses standard,
112        Issue 4.
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115 </PRE>
116 <H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
117        <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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121                                                         <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addstr.3x.html">curs_addstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
122 </PRE>
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128 <li><a href="#h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></li>
129 <li><a href="#h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></li>
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