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 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattroff</STRONG>, <STRONG>attron</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattron</STRONG>, <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattrset</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>color_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>wcolor_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>standend</STRONG>, <STRONG>wstandend</STRONG>, <STRONG>standout</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>wstandout</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_off</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_off</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>chgat</STRONG>, <STRONG>wchgat</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>mvchgat</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwchgat</STRONG>, <STRONG>PAIR_NUMBER</STRONG> - <STRONG>curses</STRONG> character and
-       window attribute control routines
+       <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_off</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>wattr_off</STRONG>, <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattroff</STRONG>, <STRONG>attron</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>wattron</STRONG>, <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>chgat</STRONG>, <STRONG>wchgat</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvchgat</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>mvwchgat</STRONG>, <STRONG>color_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>wcolor_set</STRONG>, <STRONG>standend</STRONG>, <STRONG>wstandend</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>standout</STRONG>, <STRONG>wstandout</STRONG> - <STRONG>curses</STRONG> character and window
+       attribute control routines
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
        <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
+
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_get(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_get(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG>  <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>short</STRONG>  <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_set(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG>  <STRONG>wattr_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_off(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_off(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_on(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_on(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attroff(int</STRONG> <EM>attrs);</EM>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattroff(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attron(int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattron(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attrset(int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattrset(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>color_set(short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>number</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wcolor_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>number</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <EM>opts);</EM>
+
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>chgat(int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG>  <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>short</STRONG>  <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>const</STRONG>  <STRONG>void</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvchgat(int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>y,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
+             <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n,</EM> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>color_set(short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wcolor_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void*</STRONG> <EM>opts);</EM>
+
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>standend(void);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wstandend(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>standout(void);</STRONG>
        <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wstandout(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_get(attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_get(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
-              <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_off(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_off(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_on(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_on(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_set(attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wattr_set(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>pair</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>  <STRONG>void</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>chgat(int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>wchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvchgat(int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG>
-             <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwchgat(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>y,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>x,</EM> <EM>int</EM> <EM>n,</EM>
-             <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> <EM>attr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>short</STRONG> <EM>color</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>opts</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>PAIR_NUMBER(</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
        These  routines  manipulate  the current attributes of the
-       named window.  The current attributes of a window apply to
-       all characters that are written into the window with <STRONG>wadd-</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>ch</STRONG>, <STRONG>waddstr</STRONG> and <STRONG>wprintw</STRONG>.  Attributes are a property of the
-       character,   and  move  with  the  character  through  any
-       scrolling and insert/delete line/character operations.  To
-       the  extent  possible,  they  are displayed as appropriate
-       modifications to the graphic rendition of  characters  put
-       on the screen.
-
-
-</PRE><H3><a name="h3-attrset">attrset</a></H3><PRE>
-       The  routine  <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>  sets  the current attributes of the
-       given window to <EM>attrs</EM>.  The routine <STRONG>attroff</STRONG> turns off  the
-       named  attributes  without turning any other attributes on
-       or off.  The routine <STRONG>attron</STRONG> turns on the named  attributes
-       without affecting any others.  The routine <STRONG>standout</STRONG> is the
-       same as <STRONG>attron(A_STANDOUT)</STRONG>.  The routine <STRONG>standend</STRONG>  is  the
-       same as <STRONG>attrset(A_NORMAL)</STRONG> or <STRONG>attrset(0)</STRONG>, that is, it turns
-       off all attributes.
-
-       The <STRONG>attrset</STRONG> and related routines do  not  affect  the  at-
-       tributes  used  when  erasing portions of the window.  See
-       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_bkgd.3x.html">curs_bkgd(3x)</A></STRONG> for functions which  modify  the  attributes
-       used for erasing and clearing.
-
-
-</PRE><H3><a name="h3-attr_set">attr_set</a></H3><PRE>
-       The <STRONG>attrset</STRONG> routine is actually a legacy feature predating
-       SVr4 curses but kept in X/Open Curses for the same  reason
-       that  SVr4 curses kept it: compatibility.  The routine <STRONG>at-</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>tr_set</STRONG> provides for passing a color-pair parameter.
-
-       The remaining <STRONG>attr_</STRONG>* functions operate  exactly  like  the
-       corresponding <STRONG>attr</STRONG>* functions, except that they take argu-
-       ments of type <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG> rather than <STRONG>int</STRONG>.
-
-
-</PRE><H3><a name="h3-color_set">color_set</a></H3><PRE>
-       The routine <STRONG>color_set</STRONG> sets the current color of the  given
-       window  to the foreground/background combination described
-       by the color_pair_number.  The parameter opts is  reserved
-       for future use, applications must supply a null pointer.
-
-
-</PRE><H3><a name="h3-attr_get">attr_get</a></H3><PRE>
-       The  routine  <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>  returns the current attribute and
-       color pair for the given window; <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG> returns the cur-
-       rent attribute and color pair for <STRONG>stdscr</STRONG>.
+       named window, which then apply to all characters that  are
+       written  into the window with <STRONG>waddch</STRONG>, <STRONG>waddstr</STRONG> and <STRONG>wprintw</STRONG>.
+       Attributes are a property of the character, and move  with
+       the  character  through  any  scrolling  and insert/delete
+       line/character operations.  To the extent  possible,  they
+       are  displayed as appropriate modifications to the graphic
+       rendition of characters put on the screen.
+
+       These routines do not  affect  the  attributes  used  when
+       erasing  portions  of  the  window.  See <STRONG><A HREF="curs_bkgd.3x.html">curs_bkgd(3x)</A></STRONG> for
+       functions which modify the attributes used for erasing and
+       clearing.
+
+       Routines  which  do  not have a <STRONG>WINDOW*</STRONG> parameter apply to
+       <STRONG>stdscr</STRONG>.
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Window-attributes">Window attributes</a></H3><PRE>
+       The <STRONG>attr_set</STRONG> and <STRONG>wattr_set</STRONG> functions set the  current  at-
+       tributes  of  the given window to <EM>attrs</EM>, with color speci-
+       fied by <EM>pair</EM>.  X/Open specified  an  additional  parameter
+       <EM>opts</EM> which is unused in all implementations.
+
+       Use  <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG> and <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG> to retrieve attributes for the
+       given window.
+
+       Use <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG> and <STRONG>wattr_on</STRONG> to  turn  on  window  attributes,
+       i.e., values OR'd together in <EM>attr</EM>, without affecting oth-
+       er attributes.  Use <STRONG>attr_off</STRONG> and  <STRONG>wattr_off</STRONG>  to  turn  off
+       window  attributes,  again  values  OR'd together in <EM>attr</EM>,
+       without affecting other attributes.
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Legacy-window-attributes">Legacy window attributes</a></H3><PRE>
+       Most of the window attribute routines  are  extensions  of
+       older routines which assume that color pairs are OR'd into
+       the attribute parameter.  These  older  routines  use  the
+       same name, omitting an underscore (<STRONG>_</STRONG>).
+
+       The  <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>  routine  is  a legacy feature predating SVr4
+       curses but kept in X/Open Curses for the same reason  that
+       SVr4 curses kept it: compatibility.
+
+       The  remaining  <STRONG>attr</STRONG>*  functions  operate exactly like the
+       corresponding <STRONG>attr_</STRONG>* functions, except that they take  ar-
+       guments of type <STRONG>int</STRONG> rather than <STRONG>attr_t</STRONG>.
 
        There  is  no  corresponding  <STRONG>attrget</STRONG>  function as such in
        X/Open Curses, although  ncurses  provides  <STRONG>getattrs</STRONG>  (see
        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_legacy.3x.html">curs_legacy(3x)</A></STRONG>).
 
 
-</PRE><H3><a name="h3-chgat">chgat</a></H3><PRE>
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Change-character-rendition">Change character rendition</a></H3><PRE>
        The routine <STRONG>chgat</STRONG> changes the attributes of a given number
        of characters starting at the current cursor  location  of
        <STRONG>stdscr</STRONG>.   It  does not update the cursor and does not per-
        the  remaining window width means to change attributes all
        the way to the end of the current line.  The <STRONG>wchgat</STRONG>  func-
        tion generalizes this to any window; the <STRONG>mvwchgat</STRONG> function
-       does a cursor move before acting.  In these functions, the
-       color  argument is a color-pair index (as in the first ar-
-       gument of <EM>init</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>pair</EM>, see <STRONG><A HREF="curs_color.3x.html">curs_color(3x)</A></STRONG>).  The <STRONG>opts</STRONG>  argu-
-       ment is not presently used, but is reserved for the future
-       (leave it <STRONG>NULL</STRONG>).
+       does a cursor move before acting.
+
+       In these functions, the color <EM>pair</EM> argument  is  a  color-
+       pair  index  (as  in  the first argument of <STRONG>init_pair</STRONG>, see
+       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_color.3x.html">curs_color(3x)</A></STRONG>).  The <STRONG>opts</STRONG> argument is not presently used,
+       but is reserved for the future (leave it <STRONG>NULL</STRONG>).
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Change-window-color">Change window color</a></H3><PRE>
+       The  routine <STRONG>color_set</STRONG> sets the current color of the given
+       window to the foreground/background combination  described
+       by  the  color  <EM>pair</EM> parameter.  The parameter <EM>opts</EM> is re-
+       served for future use; applications  must  supply  a  null
+       pointer.
+
 
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Standout">Standout</a></H3><PRE>
+       The  routine  <STRONG>standout</STRONG>  is the same as <STRONG>attron(A_STANDOUT)</STRONG>.
+       The routine <STRONG>standend</STRONG> is the same as  <STRONG>attrset(A_NORMAL)</STRONG>  or
+       <STRONG>attrset(0)</STRONG>, that is, it turns off all attributes.
 
-</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Attributes">Attributes</a></H3><PRE>
+       X/Open does not mark these "restricted", because
+
+       <STRONG>o</STRONG>   they have well established legacy use, and
+
+       <STRONG>o</STRONG>   there  is  no  ambiguity  about the way the attributes
+           might be combined with a color pair.
+
+
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-VIDEO-ATTRIBUTES">VIDEO ATTRIBUTES</a></H2><PRE>
        The following video attributes, defined in <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>, can
        be passed to the routines <STRONG>attron</STRONG>, <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>, and <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>, or
        OR'd with the characters passed to  <STRONG>addch</STRONG>  (see  <STRONG>curs_add-</STRONG>
        <STRONG><A HREF="curs_addch.3x.html">ch(3x)</A></STRONG>).
 
-              <EM>Name</EM>            <EM>Description</EM>
-              ------------------------------------------------------------
-              <STRONG>A_NORMAL</STRONG>        Normal display (no highlight)
-              <STRONG>A_STANDOUT</STRONG>      Best highlighting mode of the terminal.
-              <STRONG>A_UNDERLINE</STRONG>     Underlining
-              <STRONG>A_REVERSE</STRONG>       Reverse video
-              <STRONG>A_BLINK</STRONG>         Blinking
-              <STRONG>A_DIM</STRONG>           Half bright
-              <STRONG>A_BOLD</STRONG>          Extra bright or bold
-              <STRONG>A_PROTECT</STRONG>       Protected mode
-              <STRONG>A_INVIS</STRONG>         Invisible or blank mode
-              <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>    Alternate character set
-              <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG>        Italics (non-X/Open extension)
-
-              <STRONG>A_CHARTEXT</STRONG>      Bit-mask to extract a character
-              <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR(</STRONG><EM>n</EM><STRONG>)</STRONG>   Color-pair number <EM>n</EM>
+              <EM>Name</EM>           <EM>Description</EM>
+              -----------------------------------------------------------
+              <STRONG>A_NORMAL</STRONG>       Normal display (no highlight)
+              <STRONG>A_STANDOUT</STRONG>     Best highlighting mode of the terminal.
+              <STRONG>A_UNDERLINE</STRONG>    Underlining
+              <STRONG>A_REVERSE</STRONG>      Reverse video
+              <STRONG>A_BLINK</STRONG>        Blinking
+              <STRONG>A_DIM</STRONG>          Half bright
+              <STRONG>A_BOLD</STRONG>         Extra bright or bold
+              <STRONG>A_PROTECT</STRONG>      Protected mode
+              <STRONG>A_INVIS</STRONG>        Invisible or blank mode
+              <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>   Alternate character set
+              <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG>       Italics (non-X/Open extension)
+              <STRONG>A_CHARTEXT</STRONG>     Bit-mask to extract a character
 
        These video attributes are supported by <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG> and relat-
        ed functions (which also support the attributes recognized
               <STRONG>WA_TOP</STRONG>          Top highlight
               <STRONG>WA_VERTICAL</STRONG>     Vertical highlight
 
-       For consistency
-
-       The following macro is the reverse of <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR(</STRONG><EM>n</EM><STRONG>)</STRONG>:
-
-       <STRONG>PAIR_NUMBER(</STRONG><EM>attrs</EM>) Returns the pair number associated
-                          with the <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR(</STRONG><EM>n</EM><STRONG>)</STRONG> attribute.
-
        The  return values of many of these routines are not mean-
        ingful (they are implemented as macro-expanded assignments
        and  simply  return their argument).  The SVr4 manual page
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
-       Note that <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attron</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattron</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>wattrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>standend</STRONG> and <STRONG>standout</STRONG> may be macros.
+       These functions may be macros: <STRONG>attroff</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattroff</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attron</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>wattron</STRONG>, <STRONG>attrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattrset</STRONG>, <STRONG>standend</STRONG> and <STRONG>standout</STRONG>.
 
-       <STRONG>COLOR_PAIR</STRONG>  values can only be OR'd with attributes if the
+       Color  pair values can only be OR'd with attributes if the
        pair number is less than  256.   The  alternate  functions
        such  as  <STRONG>color_set</STRONG>  can pass a color pair value directly.
        However, ncurses ABI 4 and 5 simply OR this  value  within
        <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>, <STRONG>A_PROTECT</STRONG>, and <STRONG>A_INVIS</STRONG>).
 
        This implementation provides the  <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG>  attribute  for
-       terminals which have the <EM>enter</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>italics</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>mode</EM> (sitm) and <EM>ex-</EM>
-       <EM>it</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>italics</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>mode</EM> (ritm) capabilities.  Italics are not men-
+       terminals which have the <STRONG>enter_italics_mode</STRONG> (<STRONG>sitm</STRONG>) and <STRONG>ex-</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>it_italics_mode</STRONG> (<STRONG>ritm</STRONG>) capabilities.  Italics are not men-
        tioned  in  X/Open  Curses.   Unlike  the  other video at-
-       tributes, <STRONG>I_ITALIC</STRONG> is unrelated to the <EM>set</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>attributes</EM>  ca-
+       tributes, <STRONG>A_ITALIC</STRONG> is unrelated to the <STRONG>set_attributes</STRONG>  ca-
        pabilities.  This implementation makes the assumption that
-       <EM>exit</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>attribute</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>mode</EM> may also reset italics.
+       <STRONG>exit_attribute_mode</STRONG> may also reset italics.
 
        XSI Curses added the new entry points, <STRONG>attr_get</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attr_on</STRONG>,
        <STRONG>attr_off</STRONG>,  <STRONG>attr_set</STRONG>,  <STRONG>wattr_on</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_off</STRONG>, <STRONG>wattr_get</STRONG>, <STRONG>wat-</STRONG>
 
        X/Open does not define any error conditions.
 
-       This implementation returns an error if the window pointer
-       is null.  The <STRONG>wcolor_set</STRONG> function returns an error if  the
-       color   pair   parameter  is  outside  the  range  0..COL-
-       OR_PAIRS-1.  This implementation  also  provides  <STRONG>getattrs</STRONG>
-       for compatibility with older versions of curses.
+       This implementation
+
+       <STRONG>o</STRONG>   returns an error if the window pointer is null.
+
+       <STRONG>o</STRONG>   returns an error if the color pair parameter for <STRONG>wcol-</STRONG>
+           <STRONG>or_set</STRONG> is outside the range 0..COLOR_PAIRS-1.
 
-       Functions  with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor move-
-       ment using <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the  position  is
+       Functions with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor  move-
+       ment  using  <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the position is
        outside the window, or if the window pointer is null.
 
 
 <li><a href="#h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></li>
 <li><a href="#h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a>
 <ul>
-<li><a href="#h3-attrset">attrset</a></li>
-<li><a href="#h3-attr_set">attr_set</a></li>
-<li><a href="#h3-color_set">color_set</a></li>
-<li><a href="#h3-attr_get">attr_get</a></li>
-<li><a href="#h3-chgat">chgat</a></li>
-<li><a href="#h3-Attributes">Attributes</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-Window-attributes">Window attributes</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-Legacy-window-attributes">Legacy window attributes</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-Change-character-rendition">Change character rendition</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-Change-window-color">Change window color</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-Standout">Standout</a></li>
 </ul>
 </li>
+<li><a href="#h2-VIDEO-ATTRIBUTES">VIDEO ATTRIBUTES</a></li>
 <li><a href="#h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></li>
 <li><a href="#h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></li>
 <li><a href="#h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></li>