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form_field_validation


NAME

form_field_validation, set_field_type, field_type, field_arg - forms field data type validation

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag… ] file-lform -lcurses [ library… ]
#include <form.h>

int set_field_type(FIELD *field, FIELDTYPE *type…);

FIELDTYPE *field_type(FIELD *field);

char *field_arg(FIELD *field);

DESCRIPTION

set_field_type() associates the specified field type with field. Certain field types take additional arguments. TYPE_ALNUM, for instance, requires one, the minimum width specification for the field. The other predefined field types are: TYPE_ALPHA, TYPE_ENUM, TYPE_INTEGER, TYPE_NUMERIC, and TYPE_REGEXP.

field_type() returns a pointer to the field type of field. NULL is returned if no field type is assigned.

field_arg() returns a pointer to the field arguments associated with the field type of field. NULL is returned if no field type is assigned.

RETURN VALUES

field_type() and field_arg() return NULL on error.

set_field_type() returns one of the following:

E_OK

The function returned successfully.

E_SYSTEM_ERROR

System error.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

SEE ALSO

curses(3CURSES), forms(3CURSES), attributes(7)

NOTES

The header <form.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.


solaris/form_field_validation.3curses.txt · Last modified: 2023/07/19 08:57 by A User Not Logged in