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 <H1 class="no-header">term_variables 3x</H1>
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-<STRONG><A HREF="term_variables.3x.html">term_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>                                   <STRONG><A HREF="term_variables.3x.html">term_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>
+<STRONG><A HREF="term_variables.3x.html">term_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>                                          <STRONG><A HREF="term_variables.3x.html">term_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>
 
 
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG>SP</STRONG>, <STRONG>acs_map</STRONG>, <STRONG>boolcodes</STRONG>, <STRONG>boolfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>boolnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>numcodes</STRONG>, <STRONG>numfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>numnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>strcodes</STRONG>, <STRONG>strfnames</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>strnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>ttytype</STRONG> - <STRONG>curses</STRONG> terminfo global variables
+       <STRONG>SP</STRONG>, <STRONG>acs_map</STRONG>, <STRONG>boolcodes</STRONG>, <STRONG>boolfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>boolnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG>, <STRONG>numcodes</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>numfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>numnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>strcodes</STRONG>, <STRONG>strfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>strnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>ttytype</STRONG> - <STRONG>curses</STRONG>
+       terminfo global variables
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
 
        <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>ttytype[];</STRONG>
 
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>boolcodes;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>boolfnames;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>boolnames;</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>boolcodes[];</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>boolfnames[];</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>boolnames[];</STRONG>
 
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>numcodes;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>numfnames;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>numnames;</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>numcodes[];</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>numfnames[];</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>numnames[];</STRONG>
 
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>strcodes;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>strfnames;</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>strnames;</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>strcodes[];</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>strfnames[];</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>NCURSES_CONST</STRONG> <STRONG>char</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG> <STRONG>const</STRONG> <STRONG>strnames[];</STRONG>
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
-       This  page summarizes variables provided by the <STRONG>curses</STRONG> li-
-       brary's low-level terminfo interface.  A more complete de-
-       scription is given in the <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">curs_terminfo(3x)</A></STRONG> manual page.
+       This  page  summarizes  variables provided by the <STRONG>curses</STRONG> library's low-
+       level terminfo interface.  A more complete description is given in  the
+       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">curs_terminfo(3x)</A></STRONG> manual page.
 
-       Depending  on the configuration, these may be actual vari-
-       ables, or  macros  (see  <STRONG><A HREF="curs_threads.3x.html">curs_threads(3x)</A></STRONG>)  which  provide
-       read-only  access  to <EM>curses</EM>'s state.  In either case, ap-
-       plications should treat them as read-only to avoid confus-
-       ing the library.
+       Depending  on  the  configuration,  these  may  be actual variables, or
+       macros (see <STRONG><A HREF="curs_threads.3x.html">curs_threads(3x)</A></STRONG>) which provide read-only access  to  <EM>curs-</EM>
+       <EM>es</EM>'s state.  In either case, applications should treat them as read-on-
+       ly to avoid confusing the library.
 
 
 </PRE><H3><a name="h3-Alternate-Character-Set-Mapping">Alternate Character Set Mapping</a></H3><PRE>
-       After  initializing the curses or terminfo interfaces, the
-       <STRONG>acs_map</STRONG> array holds information used  to  translate  cells
-       with  the  <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG>  video attribute into line-drawing
-       characters.
+       After initializing the curses or terminfo interfaces, the <STRONG>acs_map</STRONG> array
+       holds  information  used to translate cells with the <STRONG>A_ALTCHARSET</STRONG> video
+       attribute into line-drawing characters.
 
-       The encoding of the information in this array has  changed
-       periodically.   Application developers need only know that
-       it is used for the "ACS_" constants in &lt;curses.h&gt;.
+       The encoding of the information in this array has changed periodically.
+       Application  developers  need  only know that it is used for the "ACS_"
+       constants in &lt;curses.h&gt;.
 
-       The comparable data for the wide-character  library  is  a
-       private variable.
+       The comparable data for the wide-character library is a  private  vari-
+       able.
 
 
 </PRE><H3><a name="h3-Current-Terminal-Data">Current Terminal Data</a></H3><PRE>
-       After  initializing the curses or terminfo interfaces, the
-       <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> contains data describing  the  current  terminal.
-       This variable is also set as a side-effect of <STRONG><A HREF="curs_initscr.3x.html">set_term(3x)</A></STRONG>
-       and <STRONG><A HREF="curs_initscr.3x.html">delscreen(3x)</A></STRONG>.
+       After initializing the curses or terminfo interfaces, the <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> con-
+       tains data describing the current terminal.  This variable is also  set
+       as a side-effect of <STRONG><A HREF="curs_initscr.3x.html">set_term(3x)</A></STRONG> and <STRONG><A HREF="curs_initscr.3x.html">delscreen(3x)</A></STRONG>.
 
-       It is possible to save a value of <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> for  subsequent
-       use  as  a  parameter  to  <STRONG>set_term</STRONG>, for switching between
-       screens.  Alternatively, one can  save  the  return  value
-       from <STRONG>newterm</STRONG> or <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">setupterm(3x)</A></STRONG> to reuse in <STRONG>set_term</STRONG>.
+       It  is possible to save a value of <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> for subsequent use as a pa-
+       rameter to <STRONG>set_term</STRONG>, for switching between screens.  Alternatively, one
+       can  save  the  return  value from <STRONG>newterm</STRONG> or <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">setupterm(3x)</A></STRONG> to reuse in
+       <STRONG>set_term</STRONG>.
 
 
 </PRE><H3><a name="h3-Terminfo-Names">Terminfo Names</a></H3><PRE>
-       The  <STRONG><A HREF="tic.1m.html">tic(1)</A></STRONG>  and <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1)</A></STRONG> programs use lookup tables for
-       the long and short names of terminfo capabilities, as well
-       as  the  corresponding  names  for  termcap  capabilities.
-       These are available to other  applications,  although  the
-       hash-tables used by the terminfo and termcap functions are
-       not available.
+       The <STRONG><A HREF="tic.1m.html">tic(1)</A></STRONG> and <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1)</A></STRONG> programs use lookup tables for the  long  and
+       short  names  of  terminfo  capabilities,  as well as the corresponding
+       names for termcap capabilities.  These are available to other  applica-
+       tions,  although the hash-tables used by the terminfo and termcap func-
+       tions are not available.
 
-       The long terminfo capability names  use  a  "l"  (ell)  in
-       their names: <STRONG>boolfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>numfnames</STRONG>, and <STRONG>strfnames</STRONG>.
+       The long terminfo capability names use a  "l"  (ell)  in  their  names:
+       <STRONG>boolfnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>numfnames</STRONG>, and <STRONG>strfnames</STRONG>.
 
-       These are the short names for terminfo capabilities: <STRONG>bool-</STRONG>
-       <STRONG>names</STRONG>, <STRONG>numnames</STRONG>, and <STRONG>strnames</STRONG>.
+       These  are  the  short names for terminfo capabilities: <STRONG>boolnames</STRONG>, <STRONG>num-</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>names</STRONG>, and <STRONG>strnames</STRONG>.
 
-       These are the corresponding names  used  for  termcap  de-
-       scriptions: <STRONG>boolcodes</STRONG>, <STRONG>numcodes</STRONG>, and <STRONG>strcodes</STRONG>.
+       These are the corresponding names used for termcap descriptions:  <STRONG>bool-</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>codes</STRONG>, <STRONG>numcodes</STRONG>, and <STRONG>strcodes</STRONG>.
 
 
 </PRE><H3><a name="h3-Terminal-Type">Terminal Type</a></H3><PRE>
-       On  initialization  of  the curses or terminfo interfaces,
-       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">setupterm(3x)</A></STRONG> copies the terminal name to the  array  <STRONG>tty-</STRONG>
+       A terminal description begins with one or more terminal names separated
+       by "|" (vertical bars).  On initialization of the  curses  or  terminfo
+       interfaces,  <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">setupterm(3x)</A></STRONG>  copies the terminal names to the array <STRONG>tty-</STRONG>
        <STRONG>type</STRONG>.
 
 
 </PRE><H3><a name="h3-Terminfo-Names">Terminfo Names</a></H3><PRE>
-       In addition to the variables, <STRONG>&lt;term.h&gt;</STRONG> also defines a sym-
-       bol for each terminfo capability <EM>long</EM> <EM>name</EM>.  These are  in
-       terms of the symbol <STRONG>CUR</STRONG>, which is defined
+       In addition to the variables, <STRONG>&lt;term.h&gt;</STRONG> also defines a symbol  for  each
+       terminfo  capability  <EM>long</EM> <EM>name</EM>.  These are in terms of the symbol <STRONG>CUR</STRONG>,
+       which is defined
 
-       #define CUR cur_term-&gt;type.
+       #define CUR ((TERMTYPE *)(cur_term))-&gt;
 
-       These symbols provide a faster method of accessing termin-
-       fo capabilities than using <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">tigetstr(3x)</A></STRONG>, etc.
+       These symbols provide a faster method of accessing  terminfo  capabili-
+       ties than using <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">tigetstr(3x)</A></STRONG>, etc.
+
+       The  actual definition of <STRONG>CUR</STRONG> depends upon the implementation, but each
+       terminfo library provides these long names defined to  point  into  the
+       current terminal description loaded into memory.
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
-       The low-level  terminfo  interface  is  initialized  using
-       <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">setupterm(3x)</A></STRONG>.   The upper-level curses interface uses the
-       low-level terminfo interface, internally.
+       The  low-level  terminfo  interface is initialized using <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">setupterm(3x)</A></STRONG>.
+       The upper-level curses interface uses the low-level terminfo interface,
+       internally.
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
-       X/Open Curses does not describe any of  these  except  for
-       <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG>.   (The  inclusion  of  <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> appears to be an
-       oversight, since other comparable low-level information is
-       omitted by X/Open).
+       X/Open Curses does not describe any of these except for <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG>.  (The
+       inclusion of <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> appears to be an oversight, since other  compara-
+       ble low-level information is omitted by X/Open).
 
-       Other implementations may have comparable variables.  Some
-       implementations provide the variables in their  libraries,
-       but omit them from the header files.
+       Other  implementations may have comparable variables.  Some implementa-
+       tions provide the variables in their libraries, but omit them from  the
+       header files.
 
-       All  implementations which provide terminfo interfaces add
-       definitions as described in the  <STRONG>Terminfo</STRONG>  <STRONG>Names</STRONG>  section.
-       Most,  but  not all, base the definition upon the <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG>
-       variable.
+       All  implementations  which provide terminfo interfaces add definitions
+       as described in the <STRONG>Terminfo</STRONG> <STRONG>Names</STRONG> section.  Most, but  not  all,  base
+       the definition upon the <STRONG>cur_term</STRONG> variable.
 
 
 </PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>,      <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">curs_terminfo(3x)</A></STRONG>,      <STRONG><A HREF="curs_threads.3x.html">curs_threads(3x)</A></STRONG>,
-       <STRONG><A HREF="terminfo.5.html">terminfo(5)</A></STRONG>.
+       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">curs_terminfo(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_threads.3x.html">curs_threads(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="terminfo.5.html">terminfo(5)</A></STRONG>.
 
 
 
-                                                     <STRONG><A HREF="term_variables.3x.html">term_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>
+                                                            <STRONG><A HREF="term_variables.3x.html">term_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>
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