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40 <H1>form_post 3x</H1>
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44 <STRONG><A HREF="form_post.3x.html">form_post(3x)</A></STRONG>                                             <STRONG><A HREF="form_post.3x.html">form_post(3x)</A></STRONG>
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49 </PRE>
50 <H2>NAME</H2><PRE>
51        <STRONG>form_post</STRONG>  -  write or erase forms from associated subwin-
52        dows
53
54
55 </PRE>
56 <H2>SYNOPSIS</H2><PRE>
57        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>
58        int post_form(FORM *form);
59        int unpost_form(FORM *form);
60
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62 </PRE>
63 <H2>DESCRIPTION</H2><PRE>
64        The function <STRONG>post_form</STRONG> displays a form to  its  associated
65        subwindow.   To trigger physical display of the subwindow,
66        use  <STRONG>refresh</STRONG>  or  some  equivalent  <STRONG>curses</STRONG>  routine   (the
67        implicit  <STRONG>doupdate</STRONG>  triggered  by  an <STRONG>curses</STRONG> input request
68        will do).
69
70        The function <STRONG>unpost_form</STRONG> erases form from  its  associated
71        subwindow.
72
73
74 </PRE>
75 <H2>RETURN VALUE</H2><PRE>
76        These routines return one of the following:
77
78        <STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.
79
80        <STRONG>E_BAD_ARGUMENT</STRONG>
81             Routine  detected  an incorrect or out-of-range argu-
82             ment.
83
84        <STRONG>E_BAD_STATE</STRONG>
85             Routine was called from an initialization or termina-
86             tion function.
87
88        <STRONG>E_NOT_POSTED</STRONG>
89             The form has not been posted.
90
91        <STRONG>E_NOT_CONNECTED</STRONG>
92             No items are connected to the form.
93
94        <STRONG>E_NO_ROOM</STRONG>
95             Form is too large for its window.
96
97        <STRONG>E_POSTED</STRONG>
98             The form has already been posted.
99
100        <STRONG>E_SYSTEM_ERROR</STRONG>
101             System error occurred (see <STRONG>errno</STRONG>).
102
103
104 </PRE>
105 <H2>SEE ALSO</H2><PRE>
106        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form.3x.html">form(3x)</A></STRONG>.
107
108
109 </PRE>
110 <H2>NOTES</H2><PRE>
111        The header file <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG> automatically includes the header
112        file <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>.
113
114
115 </PRE>
116 <H2>PORTABILITY</H2><PRE>
117        These routines emulate the System V forms  library.   They
118        were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
119
120
121 </PRE>
122 <H2>AUTHORS</H2><PRE>
123        Juergen  Pfeifer.   Manual  pages  and  adaptation for new
124        curses by Eric S. Raymond.
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128                                                           <STRONG><A HREF="form_post.3x.html">form_post(3x)</A></STRONG>
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