form_field_opts

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NAME

form_field_opts - set and get field options

SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>
int set_field_opts(FIELD *field, OPTIONS opts);
int field_opts_on(FIELD *field, OPTIONS opts);
int field_opts_off(FIELD *field, OPTIONS opts);
OPTIONS field_opts(const FIELD *field);

DESCRIPTION

The function set_field_opts sets all the given field’s option bits (field option bits may be logically-OR’ed together).

The function field_opts_on turns on the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function field_opts_off turns off the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function field_opts returns the field’s current option bits.

The following options are defined (all are on by default):

O_VISIBLE

The field is displayed. If this option is off, display of the field is suppressed,

O_ACTIVE

The field is visited during processing. If this option is off, the field will not be reachable by navigation keys. Please notice that an invisible field appears to be inactive also.

O_PUBLIC

The field contents are displayed as data is entered.

O_EDIT

The field can be edited.

O_WRAP

Words that don’t fit on a line are wrapped to the next line. Words are blank-separated.

O_BLANK

The field is cleared whenever a character is entered at the first position.

O_AUTOSKIP

Skip to the next field when this one fills

O_NULLOK

Allow a blank field.

O_STATIC

Field buffers are fixed to field’s original size.

O_PASSOK

Validate field only if modified by user.

RETURN VALUE

Except for field_opts, each routine returns one of the following:

E_OK

The routine succeeded.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR

System error occurred (see errno).

E_CURRENT

The field is the current field.

SEE ALSO

curses(3X), form(3X).

NOTES

The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.

PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.

AUTHORS

Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.