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 <H2>NAME</H2><PRE>
-       <B>instr</B>,  <B>innstr</B>, <B>winstr</B>, <B>winnstr</B>, <B>mvinstr</B>, <B>mvinnstr</B>, <B>mvwin-</B>
-       <B>str</B>, <B>mvwinnstr</B> - get a string of characters from a  <B>curses</B>
+       <STRONG>instr</STRONG>,  <STRONG>innstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>winstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>winnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvinstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvinnstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwin-</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>str</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwinnstr</STRONG> - get a string of characters from a  <STRONG>curses</STRONG>
        window
 
 
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 <H2>SYNOPSIS</H2><PRE>
-       <B>#include</B> <B>&lt;curses.h&gt;</B>
+       <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
 
-       <B>int</B> <B>instr(char</B> <B>*str);</B>
-       <B>int</B> <B>innstr(char</B> <B>*str,</B> <B>int</B> <B>n);</B>
-       <B>int</B> <B>winstr(WINDOW</B> <B>*win,</B> <B>char</B> <B>*str);</B>
-       <B>int</B> <B>winnstr(WINDOW</B> <B>*win,</B> <B>char</B> <B>*str,</B> <B>int</B> <B>n);</B>
-       <B>int</B> <B>mvinstr(int</B> <B>y,</B> <B>int</B> <B>x,</B> <B>char</B> <B>*str);</B>
-       <B>int</B> <B>mvinnstr(int</B> <B>y,</B> <B>int</B> <B>x,</B> <B>char</B> <B>*str,</B> <B>int</B> <B>n);</B>
-       <B>int</B> <B>mvwinstr(WINDOW</B> <B>*win,</B> <B>int</B> <B>y,</B> <B>int</B> <B>x,</B> <B>char</B> <B>*str);</B>
-       <B>int</B>  <B>mvwinnstr(WINDOW</B>  <B>*win,</B>  <B>int</B> <B>y,</B> <B>int</B> <B>x,</B> <B>char</B> <B>*str,</B> <B>int</B>
-       <B>n);</B>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>instr(char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>innstr(char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>winstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>winnstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvinstr(int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvinnstr(int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwinstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*win,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str);</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>int</STRONG>  <STRONG>mvwinnstr(WINDOW</STRONG>  <STRONG>*win,</STRONG>  <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>y,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>x,</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*str,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>n);</STRONG>
 
 
 </PRE>
 <H2>DESCRIPTION</H2><PRE>
-       These routines return  a  string  of  characters  in  <I>str</I>,
+       These routines return  a  string  of  characters  in  <EM>str</EM>,
        extracted  starting  at the current cursor position in the
        named window.  Attributes are stripped  from  the  charac-
-       ters.   The  four  functions  with  <I>n</I> as the last argument
-       return a leading  substring  at  most  <I>n</I>  characters  long
+       ters.   The  four  functions  with  <EM>n</EM> as the last argument
+       return a leading  substring  at  most  <EM>n</EM>  characters  long
        (exclusive of the trailing NUL).
 
 
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 <H2>RETURN VALUE</H2><PRE>
-       All  of the functions return <B>ERR</B> upon failure, or the num-
+       All  of the functions return <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> upon failure, or the num-
        ber of characters actually read into the string.
 
 
 </PRE>
 <H2>NOTES</H2><PRE>
-       Note that all routines except <B>winnstr</B> may be macros.
+       Note that all routines except <STRONG>winnstr</STRONG> may be macros.
 
 
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 <H2>PORTABILITY</H2><PRE>
-       The XSI Curses error  conditions  <B>EILSEQ</B>  and  <B>EILOVERFLOW</B>
+       The XSI Curses error  conditions  <STRONG>EILSEQ</STRONG>  and  <STRONG>EILOVERFLOW</STRONG>
        associated  with  extended-level  conformance  are not yet
        detected (this implementation does not  yet  support  XPG4
-       multi-byte  characters).  SVr4 does not document whether a
+       multibyte  characters).   SVr4 does not document whether a
        length limit includes or excludes the trailing NUL.
 
        The ncurses library extends the XSI description by  allow-
-       ing  a  negative value for <I>n</I>.  In this case, the functions
+       ing  a  negative value for <EM>n</EM>.  In this case, the functions
        return the string ending at the right margin.
 
 
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 <H2>SEE ALSO</H2><PRE>
-       <B><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></B>.
+       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>.