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CURSES(3)                  Library Functions Manual                  CURSES(3)

     curses - screen functions with "optimal" cursor motion

     Curses Library (libcurses, -lcurses)

     cc [flags] files -lcurses [libraries]

     These routines give the user a method of updating screens with reasonable
     optimization.  They keep an image of the current screen, and the user
     sets up an image of a new one.  Then the refresh() tells the routines to
     make the current screen look like the new one.  In order to initialize
     the routines, the routine initscr() must be called before any of the
     other routines that deal with windows and screens are used.  The routine
     endwin() should be called before exiting.  The routine start_color() must
     be called before any of the other routines that deal with color are used.

     Function Name                             Manual Page Name
     addch                                     curses_addch(3)
     addchnstr                                 curses_addchstr(3)
     addchstr                                  curses_addchstr(3)
     addnstr                                   curses_addstr(3)
     addstr                                    curses_addstr(3)
     assume_default_colors                     curses_default_colors(3)
     attr_get                                  curses_attributes(3)
     attr_off                                  curses_attributes(3)
     attr_on                                   curses_attributes(3)
     attr_set                                  curses_attributes(3)
     attroff                                   curses_attributes(3)
     attron                                    curses_attributes(3)
     attrset                                   curses_attributes(3)
     baudrate                                  curses_tty(3)
     beep                                      curses_tty(3)
     bkgd                                      curses_background(3)
     bkgdset                                   curses_background(3)
     border                                    curses_border(3)
     box                                       curses_border(3)
     can_change_color                          curses_color(3)
     cbreak                                    curses_tty(3)
     chgat                                     curses_chgat(3)
     clear                                     curses_clear(3)
     clearok                                   curses_clear(3)
     clrtobot                                  curses_clear(3)
     clrtoeol                                  curses_clear(3)
     color_content                             curses_color(3)
     color_set                                 curses_attributes(3)
     copywin                                   curses_window(3)
     curs_set                                  curses_tty(3)
     curses_version                            curses_version(3)
     def_prog_mode                             curses_tty(3)
     def_shell_mode                            curses_tty(3)
     define_key                                curses_input(3)
     delay_output                              curses_tty(3)
     delch                                     curses_delch(3)
     deleteln                                  curses_deleteln(3)
     delscreen                                 curses_screen(3)
     delwin                                    curses_window(3)
     derwin                                    curses_window(3)
     doupdate                                  curses_refresh(3)
     dupwin                                    curses_window(3)
     echo                                      curses_tty(3)
     endwin                                    curses_screen(3)
     erase                                     curses_clear(3)
     erasechar                                 curses_tty(3)
     filter                                    curses_screen(3)
     flash                                     curses_tty(3)
     flushinp                                  curses_tty(3)
     flushok                                   curses_refresh(3)
     fullname                                  curses_termcap(3)
     getattrs                                  curses_attributes(3)
     getbegx                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getbegy                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getbkgd                                   curses_background(3)
     getch                                     curses_input(3)
     getcurx                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getcury                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getmaxx                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getmaxy                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getnstr                                   curses_input(3)
     getparx                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getpary                                   curses_cursor(3)
     getparyx                                  curses_cursor(3)
     getstr                                    curses_input(3)
     gettmode                                  curses_tty(3)
     getwin                                    curses_fileio(3)
     getyx                                     curses_cursor(3)
     has_colors                                curses_color(3)
     has_ic                                    curses_tty(3)
     has_il                                    curses_tty(3)
     has_key                                   curses_input(3)
     hline                                     curses_line(3)
     idcok                                     curses_tty(3)
     idlok                                     curses_tty(3)
     immedok                                   curses_refresh(3)
     inch                                      curses_inch(3)
     inchnstr                                  curses_inch(3)
     inchstr                                   curses_inch(3)
     init_color                                curses_color(3)
     init_pair                                 curses_color(3)
     initscr                                   curses_screen(3)
     innstr                                    curses_inch(3)
     insch                                     curses_insch(3)
     insdelln                                  curses_insdelln(3)
     insertln                                  curses_insertln(3)
     instr                                     curses_inch(3)
     intrflush                                 curses_tty(3)
     is_keypad                                 curses_input(3)
     is_leaveok                                curses_refresh(3)
     is_linetouched                            curses_touch(3)
     is_pad                                    curses_pad(3)
     is_term_resized                           curses_screen(3)
     is_wintouched                             curses_touch(3)
     isendwin                                  curses_screen(3)
     keyname                                   curses_keyname(3)
     keyok                                     curses_input(3)
     keypad                                    curses_input(3)
     killchar                                  curses_tty(3)
     leaveok                                   curses_tty(3)
     meta                                      curses_tty(3)
     move                                      curses_cursor(3)
     mvaddch                                   curses_addch(3)
     mvaddchnstr                               curses_addchstr(3)
     mvaddchstr                                curses_addchstr(3)
     mvaddnstr                                 curses_addstr(3)
     mvaddstr                                  curses_addstr(3)
     mvchgat                                   curses_chgat(3)
     mvcur                                     curses_cursor(3)
     mvderwin                                  curses_window(3)
     mvgetnstr                                 curses_input(3)
     mvgetstr                                  curses_input(3)
     mvhline                                   curses_line(3)
     mvinchstr                                 curses_inch(3)
     mvinchnstr                                curses_inch(3)
     mvinsch                                   curses_insch(3)
     mvprintw                                  curses_print(3)
     mvscanw                                   curses_scanw(3)
     mvvline                                   curses_line(3)
     mvwaddch                                  curses_addch(3)
     mvwaddchnstr                              curses_addchstr(3)
     mvwaddchstr                               curses_addchstr(3)
     mvwaddnstr                                curses_addstr(3)
     mvwaddstr                                 curses_addstr(3)
     mvwchgat                                  curses_chgat(3)
     mvwgetnstr                                curses_input(3)
     mvwgetstr                                 curses_input(3)
     mvwhline                                  curses_line(3)
     mvwinchstr                                curses_inch(3)
     mvwinchnstr                               curses_inch(3)
     mvwinsch                                  curses_insch(3)
     mvwprintw                                 curses_print(3)
     mvwscanw                                  curses_scanw(3)
     mvwvline                                  curses_line(3)
     napms                                     curses_tty(3)
     newpad                                    curses_pad(3)
     newterm                                   curses_screen(3)
     newwin                                    curses_window(3)
     nl                                        curses_tty(3)
     nocbreak                                  curses_tty(3)
     nodelay                                   curses_input(3)
     noecho                                    curses_tty(3)
     nonl                                      curses_tty(3)
     noqiflush                                 curses_tty(3)
     noraw                                     curses_tty(3)
     notimeout                                 curses_input(3)
     overlay                                   curses_window(3)
     overwrite                                 curses_window(3)
     pair_content                              curses_color(3)
     pnoutrefresh                              curses_pad(3)
     prefresh                                  curses_pad(3)
     printw                                    curses_print(3)
     putwin                                    curses_fileio(3)
     qiflush                                   curses_tty(3)
     raw                                       curses_tty(3)
     redrawwin                                 curses_touch(3)
     refresh                                   curses_refresh(3)
     reset_prog_mode                           curses_tty(3)
     reset_shell_mode                          curses_tty(3)
     resetty                                   curses_tty(3)
     resize_term                               curses_screen(3)
     resizeterm                                curses_screen(3)
     ripoffline                                curses_screen(3)
     savetty                                   curses_tty(3)
     scanw                                     curses_scanw(3)
     scrl                                      curses_scroll(3)
     scroll                                    curses_scroll(3)
     scrollok                                  curses_scroll(3)
     set_escdelay                              curses_input(3)
     set_tabsize                               curses_screen(3)
     set_term                                  curses_screen(3)
     setscrreg                                 curses_scroll(3)
     setterm                                   curses_screen(3)
     slk_attroff                               curses_slk(3)
     slk_attr_off                              curses_slk(3)
     slk_attron                                curses_slk(3)
     slk_attr_on                               curses_slk(3)
     slk_attrset                               curses_slk(3)
     slk_attr_set                              curses_slk(3)
     slk_clear                                 curses_slk(3)
     slk_color                                 curses_slk(3)
     slk_init                                  curses_slk(3)
     slk_label                                 curses_slk(3)
     slk_noutrefresh                           curses_slk(3)
     slk_refresh                               curses_slk(3)
     slk_restore                               curses_slk(3)
     slk_set                                   curses_slk(3)
     slk_touch                                 curses_slk(3)
     slk_wset                                  curses_slk(3)
     standend                                  curses_standout(3)
     standout                                  curses_standout(3)
     start_color                               curses_color(3)
     syncok                                    curses_touch(3)
     subpad                                    curses_pad(3)
     subwin                                    curses_window(3)
     termattrs                                 curses_attributes(3)
     timeout                                   curses_input(3)
     touchline                                 curses_touch(3)
     touchoverlap                              curses_touch(3)
     touchwin                                  curses_touch(3)
     typeahead                                 curses_tty(3)
     unctrl                                    curses_print(3)
     underend                                  curses_underscore(3)
     underscore                                curses_underscore(3)
     ungetch                                   curses_input(3)
     untouchwin                                curses_touch(3)
     use_default_colors                        curses_default_colors(3)
     use_env                                   curses_screen(3)
     vline                                     curses_line(3)
     waddch                                    curses_addch(3)
     waddchnstr                                curses_addchstr(3)
     waddchstr                                 curses_addchstr(3)
     waddnstr                                  curses_addstr(3)
     waddstr                                   curses_addstr(3)
     wattr_get                                 curses_attributes(3)
     wattr_off                                 curses_attributes(3)
     wattr_on                                  curses_attributes(3)
     wattr_set                                 curses_attributes(3)
     wattroff                                  curses_attributes(3)
     wattron                                   curses_attributes(3)
     wattrset                                  curses_attributes(3)
     wbkgd                                     curses_background(3)
     wbkgdset                                  curses_background(3)
     wborder                                   curses_border(3)
     wchgat                                    curses_chgat(3)
     wclear                                    curses_clear(3)
     wclrtobot                                 curses_clear(3)
     wclrtoeol                                 curses_clear(3)
     wcolor_set                                curses_attributes(3)
     wcursyncup                                curses_cursor(3)
     wdelch                                    curses_delch(3)
     wdeleteln                                 curses_deleteln(3)
     werase                                    curses_clear(3)
     wgetch                                    curses_input(3)
     wgetnstr                                  curses_input(3)
     wgetstr                                   curses_input(3)
     whline                                    curses_line(3)
     winch                                     curses_inch(3)
     winchnstr                                 curses_inch(3)
     winchstr                                  curses_inch(3)
     winnstr                                   curses_inch(3)
     winsch                                    curses_insch(3)
     winsdelln                                 curses_insdelln(3)
     winsertln                                 curses_insertln(3)
     winstr                                    curses_inch(3)
     wmove                                     curses_cursor(3)
     wnoutrefresh                              curses_refresh(3)
     wprintw                                   curses_print(3)
     wredrawln                                 curses_touch(3)
     wrefresh                                  curses_refresh(3)
     wresize                                   curses_window(3)
     wscanw                                    curses_scanw(3)
     wscrl                                     curses_scroll(3)
     wsetscrreg                                curses_scroll(3)
     wstandend                                 curses_standout(3)
     wstandout                                 curses_standout(3)
     wsyncup                                   curses_touch(3)
     wsyncdown                                 curses_touch(3)
     wtimeout                                  curses_input(3)
     wtouchln                                  curses_touch(3)
     wunderend                                 curses_underscore(3)
     wunderscore                               curses_underscore(3)
     wvline                                    curses_line(3)

     COLUMNS            The number of columns in the terminal if set.  This is
                        usually automatically configured by querying the

     CURSES_TRACE_MASK  An integer mask that enables specific debugging
                        traces.  Enabled only in the debug build of curses.

     CURSES_TRACE_FILE  A file where to output debugging information.  Enabled
                        only in the debug build of curses.

     ESCDELAY           The maximum delay in milliseconds between characters
                        in multi-character keystrokes (such are arrow keys)
                        where the adjacent characters are considered part of
                        the same multi-character sequence.  The default is 300

     LINES              The number of lines in the terminal if set.  is
                        usually automatically configured by querying the

     TABSIZE            The number of spaces making up a tab.  The default is
                        8 if not specified by the terminal description.

     TERM               The terminal type of the current terminal.

     ioctl(2), getenv(3), tty(4), terminfo(5)

     Ken Arnold, Screen Updating and Cursor Movement Optimization: A Library

     The NetBSD Curses library complies with the X/Open Curses specification,
     part of the Single Unix Specification.

     The Curses package appeared in 4.0BSD.

     Ken Arnold
     Julian Coleman
     Brett Lymn
     Roy Marples

NetBSD 10.99                    August 29, 2019                   NetBSD 10.99