CURSES_DELETELN(3) Library Functions Manual CURSES_DELETELN(3)
curses_deleteln, deleteln, wdeleteln -- curses delete single line
Curses Library (libcurses, -lcurses)
These functions delete a single line from stdscr or from the specified
The deleteln() function deletes the screen line containing the cursor in
the stdscr. The wdeleteln() function is the same as the deleteln()
function, excepting that the line is deleted from the window specified by
All lines following the deleted line are moved up one line toward the
cursor. The last line of the window is cleared. The cursor position is
If a scrolling region has been set with the setscrreg() or wsetscrreg()
functions and the current cursor position is inside the scrolling region,
then only the lines from the current line to the bottom of the scrolling
region are moved up and the bottom line of the scrolling region cleared.
The functions deleteln() and wdeleteln(win) are equivalent to
winsdelln(stdscr, -1) and winsdelln(win, -1) respectively.
Functions returning pointers will return NULL if an error is detected.
The functions that return an int will return one of the following values:
OK The function completed successfully.
ERR An error occurred in the function.
curses_insdelln(3), curses_insertln(3), curses_scroll(3)
The NetBSD Curses library complies with the X/Open Curses specification,
part of the Single Unix Specification.
The Curses package appeared in 4.0BSD.
NetBSD 6.1.5 August 12, 2002 NetBSD 6.1.5