form_new_page.3x man page

set_new_page, new_page — form pagination functions

Synopsis

#include <form.h>
int set_new_page(FIELD *field, bool new_page_flag);
bool new_page(const FIELD *field);

Description

The function set_new_page sets or resets a flag marking the given field as the beginning of a new page on its form.

The function new_page is a predicate which tests if a given field marks a page beginning on its form.

Return Value

The function new_page returns TRUE or FALSE.

The function set_new_page return one of the following:

E_OK

The routine succeeded.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR

System error occurred (see errno).

E_CONNECTED

The given field is already connected to a form.

See Also

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

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.