mitem_name.3x - Man Page

get menu item name and description fields


#include <menu.h>

const char *item_name(const ITEM *item);
const char *item_description(const ITEM *item);


The function item_name returns the name part of the given item.
The function item_description returns the description part of the given item.

Return Value

These routines return a pointer (which may be NULL). They do not set errno.

See Also

curses(3X), menu(3X).


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


These routines emulate the System V menu 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 item_description.3x(3) and item_name.3x(3) are aliases of mitem_name.3x(3).