form_new_page.3x - Man Page

form pagination functions


#include <form.h>

int set_new_page(FIELD *field, bool new_page_flag);
bool new_page(const FIELD *field);


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 returns one of the following:


The routine succeeded.


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.


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


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.

Referenced By

The man pages new_page.3x(3) and set_new_page.3x(3) are aliases of form_new_page.3x(3).