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42 <H1 class="no-header">form_new 3x</H1>
43 <PRE>
44 <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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49 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
50        <STRONG>new_form</STRONG>, <STRONG>free_form</STRONG> - create and destroy forms
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53 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
54        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>
55        FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
56        int free_form(FORM *form);
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59 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
60        The  function  <STRONG>new_form</STRONG>  creates a new form connected to a
61        specified field pointer array (which must  be  <STRONG>NULL</STRONG>-termi-
62        nated).
63
64        The  function  <STRONG>free_form</STRONG>  disconnects  <EM>form</EM> from its field
65        array and frees 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
70        errno according 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 argu-
76             ment.
77
78        <STRONG>E_CONNECTED</STRONG>
79             The field is already connected to a form.
80
81        <STRONG>E_SYSTEM_ERROR</STRONG>
82             System error occurred, e.g., malloc failure.
83
84        The function <STRONG>free_form</STRONG> returns one of the following:
85
86        <STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.
87
88        <STRONG>E_BAD_ARGUMENT</STRONG>
89             Routine detected an incorrect or  out-of-range  argu-
90             ment.
91
92        <STRONG>E_POSTED</STRONG>
93             The form has already been posted.
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96 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
97        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form.3x.html">form(3x)</A></STRONG>.
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100 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
101        The header file <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG> automatically includes the header
102        file <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>.
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105 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
106        These routines emulate the System V forms  library.   They
107        were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
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110 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-AUTHORS">AUTHORS</a></H2><PRE>
111        Juergen  Pfeifer.   Manual  pages  and  adaptation for new
112        curses by Eric S. Raymond.
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116                                                            <STRONG><A HREF="form_new.3x.html">form_new(3x)</A></STRONG>
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