tickit_term_ctlname - Man Page

return the name of a terminal control

Synopsis

#include <tickit.h>

const char * tickit_term_ctlname(TickitTermCtl ctl);
TickitTermCtl tickit_term_lookup_ctl(const char * name);

TickitType tickit_term_ctltype(TickitTermCtl ctl);

Link with -ltickit.

Description

tickit_term_ctlname() returns the name of the given terminal control. These names are the lowercase strings given in tickit_term(7).

tickit_term_lookup_ctl() returns the control constant for a given name. If the name is not recognised then -1 is returned.

tickit_term_ctltype() returns the type of the given terminal control, as one of the following constants:

TICKIT_TYPE_BOOL

The value is an integer representing a simple boolean choice, where any nonzero value is true. Use tickit_term_setctl_int(3) and tickit_term_getctl_int(3).

TICKIT_TYPE_INT

The value is an integer representing a quantity, or a value in some particular enumeration. Use tickit_term_setctl_int(3) and tickit_term_getctl_int(3).

TICKIT_TYPE_STR

The value is a string. Use tickit_term_setctl_str(3).

For unrecognised control types, the function returns 0.

Return Value

tickit_term_ctlname() returns a constant string pointer. tickit_term_lookup_ctl() returns an control constant or -1. tickit_term_ctltype() returns a control type constant or 0.

See Also

tickit_term(7), tickit(7)

Referenced By

tickit_term(7).

The man pages tickit_term_ctltype(3) and tickit_term_lookup_ctl(3) are aliases of tickit_term_ctlname(3).