form_field_just.3x - Man Page

retrieve field characteristics


#include <form.h>

int set_field_just(FIELD *field, int justification);
int field_just(const FIELD *field);


The function set_field_just sets the justification attribute of a field; field_just returns a field's justification attribute. The attribute may be one of NO_JUSTIFICATION, JUSTIFY_RIGHT, JUSTIFY_LEFT, or JUSTIFY_CENTER.

Return Value

The function field_just returns one of: NO_JUSTIFICATION, JUSTIFY_RIGHT, JUSTIFY_LEFT, or JUSTIFY_CENTER.

The function set_field_just returns one of the following:


The routine succeeded.


System error occurred (see errno(3)).


Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.


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


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

See Also

curses(3X) and related pages whose names begin “form_” for detailed descriptions of the entry points.

Referenced By

The man pages field_just.3x(3) and set_field_just.3x(3) are aliases of form_field_just.3x(3).

2023-11-25 ncurses 6.4 Library calls