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41 <H1>curs_overlay 3x</H1>
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43 <PRE>
44 <STRONG><A HREF="curs_overlay.3x.html">curs_overlay(3x)</A></STRONG>                                       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_overlay.3x.html">curs_overlay(3x)</A></STRONG>
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50 <H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
51        <STRONG>overlay</STRONG>, <STRONG>overwrite</STRONG>, <STRONG>copywin</STRONG> - overlay and manipulate
52        overlapped <STRONG>curses</STRONG> windows
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55 </PRE>
56 <H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
57        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
58
59        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>overlay(const</STRONG> <STRONG>WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*srcwin,</STRONG> <STRONG>WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*dstwin);</STRONG>
60        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>overwrite(const</STRONG> <STRONG>WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*srcwin,</STRONG> <STRONG>WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*dstwin);</STRONG>
61        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>copywin(const</STRONG>  <STRONG>WINDOW</STRONG>  <STRONG>*srcwin,</STRONG>  <STRONG>WINDOW</STRONG>  <STRONG>*dstwin,</STRONG>  <STRONG>int</STRONG>
62        <STRONG>sminrow,</STRONG>
63              <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>smincol,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>dminrow,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>dmincol,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>dmaxrow,</STRONG>
64              <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>dmaxcol,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>overlay);</STRONG>
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68 <H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
69        The  <STRONG>overlay</STRONG>  and <STRONG>overwrite</STRONG> routines overlay <EM>srcwin</EM> on top
70        of <EM>dstwin</EM>.  <EM>scrwin</EM> and <EM>dstwin</EM> are not required to  be  the
71        same  size;  only  text  where  the two windows overlap is
72        copied.  The difference is that <STRONG>overlay</STRONG> is non-destructive
73        (blanks are not copied) whereas <STRONG>overwrite</STRONG> is destructive.
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75        The  <STRONG>copywin</STRONG>  routine provides a finer granularity of con-
76        trol over the <STRONG>overlay</STRONG> and <STRONG>overwrite</STRONG> routines.  As  in  the
77        <STRONG>prefresh</STRONG> routine, a rectangle is specified in the destina-
78        tion window, (<EM>dminrow</EM>, <EM>dmincol</EM>)  and  (<EM>dmaxrow</EM>,  <EM>dmaxcol</EM>),
79        and  the  upper-left-corner coordinates of the source win-
80        dow, (<EM>sminrow</EM>, <EM>smincol</EM>).  If the argument <EM>overlay</EM> is <STRONG>true</STRONG>,
81        then copying is non-destructive, as in <STRONG>overlay</STRONG>.
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84 </PRE>
85 <H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
86        Routines  that  return an integer return <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> upon failure,
87        and <STRONG>OK</STRONG> (SVr4 only specifies "an integer value  other  than
88        <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>") upon successful completion.
89
90        X/Open  defines  no error conditions.  In this implementa-
91        tion, <STRONG>copywin</STRONG>, <STRONG>overlay</STRONG> and <STRONG>overwrite</STRONG> return  an  error  if
92        either of the window pointers are null, or if some part of
93        the window would be placed off-screen.
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96 </PRE>
97 <H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
98        Note that <STRONG>overlay</STRONG> and <STRONG>overwrite</STRONG> may be macros.
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101 </PRE>
102 <H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
103        The XSI Curses standard, Issue 4 describes these functions
104        (adding the const qualifiers).  It further specifies their
105        behavior in the presence of characters with multibyte ren-
106        ditions (not yet supported in this implementation).
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110 <H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
111        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_pad.3x.html">curs_pad(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_refresh.3x.html">curs_refresh(3x)</A></STRONG>
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115                                                        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_overlay.3x.html">curs_overlay(3x)</A></STRONG>
116 </PRE>
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121 <li><a href="#h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></li>
122 <li><a href="#h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></li>
123 <li><a href="#h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></li>
124 <li><a href="#h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></li>
125 <li><a href="#h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></li>
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