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42 <H1 class="no-header">form_post 3x</H1>
43 <PRE>
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><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
50        <STRONG>post_form</STRONG>, <STRONG>unpost_form</STRONG> - write or erase forms from associ-
51        ated subwindows
52
53
54 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
55        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>
56        int post_form(FORM *form);
57        int unpost_form(FORM *form);
58
59
60 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
61        The function <STRONG>post_form</STRONG> displays a form to  its  associated
62        subwindow.   To trigger physical display of the subwindow,
63        use <STRONG><A HREF="curs_refresh.3x.html">refresh(3x)</A></STRONG> or some  equivalent  <STRONG>curses</STRONG>  routine  (the
64        implicit  <STRONG>doupdate</STRONG>  triggered  by  an <STRONG>curses</STRONG> input request
65        will do).
66
67        The function <STRONG>unpost_form</STRONG> erases form from  its  associated
68        subwindow.
69
70
71 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
72        These routines return one of the following:
73
74        <STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.
75
76        <STRONG>E_BAD_ARGUMENT</STRONG>
77             Routine  detected  an incorrect or out-of-range argu-
78             ment.
79
80        <STRONG>E_BAD_STATE</STRONG>
81             Routine was called from an initialization or termina-
82             tion function.
83
84        <STRONG>E_NOT_POSTED</STRONG>
85             The form has not been posted.
86
87        <STRONG>E_NOT_CONNECTED</STRONG>
88             No items are connected to the form.
89
90        <STRONG>E_NO_ROOM</STRONG>
91             Form is too large for its window.
92
93        <STRONG>E_POSTED</STRONG>
94             The form has already been posted.
95
96        <STRONG>E_SYSTEM_ERROR</STRONG>
97             System error occurred (see <STRONG>errno</STRONG>).
98
99
100 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
101        <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form.3x.html">form(3x)</A></STRONG>.
102
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104 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
105        The header file <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG> automatically includes the header
106        file <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>.
107
108
109 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
110        These routines emulate the System V forms  library.   They
111        were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
112
113
114 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-AUTHORS">AUTHORS</a></H2><PRE>
115        Juergen  Pfeifer.   Manual  pages  and  adaptation for new
116        curses by Eric S. Raymond.
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120                                                           <STRONG><A HREF="form_post.3x.html">form_post(3x)</A></STRONG>
121 </PRE>
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128 <li><a href="#h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></li>
129 <li><a href="#h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></li>
130 <li><a href="#h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></li>
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