curs_add_wchstr(3x) — Linux manual page


curs_add_wchstr(3X)                                  curs_add_wchstr(3X)

NAME         top

       add_wchstr, add_wchnstr, wadd_wchstr, wadd_wchnstr, mvadd_wchstr,
       mvadd_wchnstr, mvwadd_wchstr, mvwadd_wchnstr - add an array of
       complex characters (and attributes) to a curses window

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <curses.h>

       int add_wchstr(const cchar_t *wchstr);
       int add_wchnstr(const cchar_t *wchstr, int n);
       int wadd_wchstr(WINDOW * win, const cchar_t *wchstr);
       int wadd_wchnstr(WINDOW * win, const cchar_t *wchstr, int n);

       int mvadd_wchstr(int y, int x, const cchar_t *wchstr);
       int mvadd_wchnstr(int y, int x, const cchar_t *wchstr, int n);
       int mvwadd_wchstr(WINDOW *win, int y, int x, const cchar_t *wchstr);
       int mvwadd_wchnstr(WINDOW *win, int y, int x, const cchar_t *wchstr, int n);

DESCRIPTION         top

       These functions copy the (null-terminated) array of complex
       characters wchstr into the window image structure starting at the
       current cursor position.  The four functions with n as the last
       argument copy at most n elements, but no more than will fit on
       the line.  If n=-1 then the whole array is copied, to the maximum
       number of characters that will fit on the line.

       The window cursor is not advanced.  These functions work faster
       than waddnstr.  On the other hand:

       •   they do not perform checking (such as for the newline,
           backspace, or carriage return characters),

       •   they do not advance the current cursor position,

       •   they do not expand other control characters to ^-escapes, and

       •   they truncate the string if it crosses the right margin,
           rather than wrapping it around to the new line.

       These functions end successfully on encountering a null cchar_t,
       or when they have filled the current line.  If a complex
       character cannot completely fit at the end of the current line,
       the remaining columns are filled with the background character
       and rendition.

RETURN VALUE         top

       All functions return the integer ERR upon failure and OK on

       X/Open does not define any error conditions.  This implementation
       returns an error if the window pointer is null.

       Functions with a “mv” prefix first perform a cursor movement
       using wmove, and return an error if the position is outside the
       window, or if the window pointer is null.

NOTES         top

       All functions except wadd_wchnstr may be macros.

PORTABILITY         top

       These entry points are described in the XSI Curses standard,
       Issue 4.

SEE ALSO         top

       curses(3X), curs_addwstr(3X).

       Comparable functions in the narrow-character (ncurses) library
       are described in curs_addchstr(3X).

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