winch - Cheap VPS LLC

curs_inch


Section: Miscellaneous Library Functions (3X)
Updated:
Index
Return to Main Contents

 

NAME

inch, winch, mvinch, mvwinch
– get a character and attributes from a curses window
 

SYNOPSIS

#include <curses.h>


chtype inch(void);

chtype winch(WINDOW *win);

chtype mvinch(int y, int x);

chtype mvwinch(WINDOW *win, int y, int x);

 

DESCRIPTION

These routines return the character, of type chtype, at the current
position in the named window. If any attributes are set for that position,
their values are OR’ed into the value returned. Constants defined in
<curses.h> can be used with the & (logical AND) operator to
extract the character or attributes alone.
 

Attributes

The following bit-masks may be AND-ed with characters returned by winch.





A_CHARTEXTBit-mask to extract character
A_ATTRIBUTESBit-mask to extract attributes
A_COLORBit-mask to extract color-pair field information

 

NOTES

Note that all of these routines may be macros.
 

PORTABILITY

These functions are described in the XSI Curses standard, Issue 4.
 

SEE ALSO

curses(3X).

Comparable functions in the wide-character (ncursesw) library are
described in
curs_in_wch(3X).



 

Index



NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION


Attributes


NOTES

PORTABILITY

SEE ALSO



Back to Top

PayPal Logo©Cheap VPS LLC - Leader of affordable VPS Hosting Services