MENU_WIN(3) Library Functions Manual MENU_WIN(3)
menu_sub, menu_win, scale_menu, set_menu_sub, set_menu_win -- sub-menu
Curses Menu Library (libmenu, -lmenu)
scale_menu(MENU *menu, int *rows, int *cols);
set_menu_sub(MENU *menu, WINDOW *sub);
set_menu_win(MENU *menu, WINDOW *win);
The menu_sub() function returns a pointer to the window that will be used
to post a menu into, this pointer is set by the set_menu_sub() function.
The menu_win() function returns a pointer to the window in which the menu
subwindow will be created when the menu is posted, this pointer is set by
the set_menu_win() function. The scale_menu() function calculates the
minimum size a window needs to be to hold the items for a given menu, the
parameters rows and cols are set to the required number of rows and
The functions return one of the following error values:
E_OK The function was successful.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR There was a system error during the call.
E_BAD_ARGUMENT One or more of the arguments passed to the function
E_POSTED The menu is already posted.
E_CONNECTED An item was already connected to a menu.
E_BAD_STATE The function was called from within an initialization
or termination routine.
E_NO_ROOM The menu does not fit within the subwindow.
E_NOT_POSTED The menu is not posted
E_UNKNOWN_COMMAND The menu driver does not recognize the request passed
E_NO_MATCH The character search failed to find a match.
E_NOT_SELECTABLE The item could not be selected.
E_NOT_CONNECTED The item is not connected to a menu.
E_REQUEST_DENIED The menu driver could not process the request.
The header <menu.h> automatically includes both <curses.h> and <eti.h>.
NetBSD 6.1.5 September 10, 1999 NetBSD 6.1.5