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-<!-- Manpage converted by man2html 3.0.1 -->
-<STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wstr.3x.html">curs_get_wstr(3x)</A></STRONG> <STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wstr.3x.html">curs_get_wstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
+<STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wstr.3x.html">curs_get_wstr(3x)</A></STRONG> <STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wstr.3x.html">curs_get_wstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
-</PRE>
-<H2>NAME</H2><PRE>
- <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>getn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG>,
- <STRONG>mvgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr</STRONG> - get an array of
- wide characters from a curses terminal keyboard
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
+ <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>getn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvgetn_wstr</STRONG>,
+ <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr</STRONG> - get an array of wide characters from a
+ curses terminal keyboard
-</PRE>
-<H2>SYNOPSIS</H2><PRE>
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
<STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>
<STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>get_wstr(wint_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>wstr</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
@@ -66,101 +64,120 @@
<STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr(WINDOW</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>win</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>y</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>x</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>wint_t</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>wstr</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>int</STRONG> <EM>n</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
-</PRE>
-<H2>DESCRIPTION</H2><PRE>
- The effect of <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG> is as though a series of calls to
- <STRONG>get_wch</STRONG> were made, until a newline, other end-of-line, or
- end-of-file condition is processed. An end-of-file condi-
- tion is represented by <STRONG>WEOF</STRONG>, as defined in <STRONG>&lt;wchar.h&gt;</STRONG>. The
- newline and end-of-line conditions are represented by the
- <STRONG>\n</STRONG> <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG> value. In all instances, the end of the string
- is terminated by a null <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG>. The routine places re-
- sulting values in the area pointed to by <EM>wstr</EM>.
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
+ The effect of <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG> is as though a series of calls to <STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wch.3x.html">get_wch(3x)</A></STRONG>
+ were made, until a newline, other end-of-line, or end-of-file condition
+ is processed. An end-of-file condition is represented by <STRONG>WEOF</STRONG>, as de-
+ fined in <STRONG>&lt;wchar.h&gt;</STRONG>. The newline and end-of-line conditions are repre-
+ sented by the <STRONG>\n</STRONG> <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG> value. In all instances, the end of the
+ string is terminated by a null <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG>. The routine places resulting
+ values in the area pointed to by <EM>wstr</EM>.
- The user's erase and kill characters are interpreted. If
- keypad mode is on for the window, <STRONG>KEY_LEFT</STRONG> and
- <STRONG>KEY_BACKSPACE</STRONG> are both considered equivalent to the user's
- kill character.
+ The user's erase and kill characters are interpreted. If keypad mode
+ is on for the window, <STRONG>KEY_LEFT</STRONG> and <STRONG>KEY_BACKSPACE</STRONG> are both considered
+ equivalent to the user's kill character.
- Characters input are echoed only if <STRONG>echo</STRONG> is currently on.
- In that case, backspace is echoed as deletion of the pre-
- vious character (typically a left motion).
+ Characters input are echoed only if <STRONG>echo</STRONG> is currently on. In that
+ case, backspace is echoed as deletion of the previous character (typi-
+ cally a left motion).
- The effect of <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG> is as though a series of calls to
- <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> were made.
+ The effect of <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG> is as though a series of calls to <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> were
+ made.
- The effect of <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG> is as though a call to <STRONG>move</STRONG> and
- then a series of calls to <STRONG>get_wch</STRONG> were made.
+ The effect of <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG> is as though a call to <STRONG>move</STRONG> and then a series
+ of calls to <STRONG>get_wch</STRONG> were made.
- The effect of <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG> is as though a call to <STRONG>wmove</STRONG> and
- then a series of calls to <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> were made.
+ The effect of <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG> is as though a call to <STRONG>wmove</STRONG> and then a se-
+ ries of calls to <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> were made.
- The <STRONG>getn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr</STRONG>, and <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG>
- functions are identical to the <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG>,
- <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG>, and <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG> functions, respectively, except
- that the <STRONG>*n_*</STRONG> versions read at most <EM>n</EM> characters, letting
- the application prevent overflow of the input buffer.
+ The <STRONG>getn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr</STRONG>, and <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG> functions are
+ identical to the <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG>, and <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG> func-
+ tions, respectively, except that the <STRONG>*n_*</STRONG> versions read at most <EM>n</EM> char-
+ acters, letting the application prevent overflow of the input buffer.
-</PRE>
-<H2>NOTES</H2><PRE>
- Using <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG>, or <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG> to
- read a line that overflows the array pointed to by <STRONG>wstr</STRONG>
- causes undefined results. The use of <STRONG>getn_wstr</STRONG>,
- <STRONG>mvgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr</STRONG>, or <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG>, respectively, is
- recommended.
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
+ Using <STRONG>get_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvget_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwget_wstr</STRONG>, or <STRONG>wget_wstr</STRONG> to read a line
+ that overflows the array pointed to by <STRONG>wstr</STRONG> causes undefined results.
+ The use of <STRONG>getn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvgetn_wstr</STRONG>, <STRONG>mvwgetn_wstr</STRONG>, or <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG>, respec-
+ tively, is recommended.
- These functions cannot return <STRONG>KEY_</STRONG> values because there is
- no way to distinguish a <STRONG>KEY_</STRONG> value from a valid <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG>
- value.
+ These functions cannot return <STRONG>KEY_</STRONG> values because there is no way to
+ distinguish a <STRONG>KEY_</STRONG> value from a valid <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG> value.
All of these routines except <STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG> may be macros.
-</PRE>
-<H2>RETURN VALUE</H2><PRE>
- All of these functions return <STRONG>OK</STRONG> upon successful comple-
- tion. Otherwise, they return <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>.
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
+ All of these functions return <STRONG>OK</STRONG> upon successful completion. Other-
+ wise, they return <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>.
- Functions using a window parameter return an error if it
- is null.
+ Functions using a window parameter return an error if it is null.
<STRONG>wgetn_wstr</STRONG>
- returns an error if the associated call to
- <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> failed.
+ returns an error if the associated call to <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> failed.
- Functions with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor move-
- ment using <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the position is
- outside the window, or if the window pointer is null.
+ Functions with a "mv" prefix first perform a cursor movement using
+ <STRONG>wmove</STRONG>, and return an error if the position is outside the window, or if
+ the window pointer is null.
-</PRE>
-<H2>PORTABILITY</H2><PRE>
- These functions are described in The Single Unix Specifi-
- cation, Version 2. No error conditions are defined. This
- implementation returns ERR if the window pointer is null,
- or if the lower-level <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> call returns an ERR. In
- the latter case, an ERR return without other data is
- treated as an end-of-file condition, and the returned ar-
- ray contains a <STRONG>WEOF</STRONG> followed by a null <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG>.
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
+ These functions are described in The Single Unix Specification, Version
+ 2. No error conditions are defined. This implementation returns <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>
+ if the window pointer is null, or if the lower-level <STRONG>wget_wch</STRONG> call re-
+ turns an <STRONG>ERR</STRONG>. In the latter case, an <STRONG>ERR</STRONG> return without other data is
+ treated as an end-of-file condition, and the returned array contains a
+ <STRONG>WEOF</STRONG> followed by a null <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG>.
- X/Open curses documents these functions to pass an array
- of <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG>, but all of the vendors implement this using
- <STRONG>wint_t</STRONG>.
+ X/Open curses documented these functions to pass an array of <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG> in
+ 1997, but that was an error because of this part of the description:
+ The effect of <EM>get</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>wstr()</EM> is as though a series of calls to
+ <EM>get</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>wch()</EM> were made, until a newline character, end-of-line
+ character, or end-of-file character is processed.
-</PRE>
-<H2>SEE ALSO</H2><PRE>
+ The latter function <EM>get</EM><STRONG>_</STRONG><EM>wch()</EM> can return a negative value, while
+ <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG> is a unsigned type. All of the vendors implement this using
+ <STRONG>wint_t</STRONG>, following the standard.
+
+ X/Open Curses, Issue 7 (2009) is unclear regarding whether the termi-
+ nating <EM>null</EM> <STRONG>wchar_t</STRONG> value is counted in the length parameter <EM>n</EM>. X/Open
+ Curses, Issue 7 revised the corresponding description of <STRONG>wgetnstr</STRONG> to
+ address this issue. The unrevised description of <STRONG>wget_nwstr</STRONG> can be in-
+ terpreted either way. This implementation counts the terminator in the
+ length.
+
+ X/Open Curses does not specify what happens if the length <EM>n</EM> is nega-
+ tive.
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> For analogy with <STRONG>wgetnstr</STRONG>, ncurses 6.2 uses a limit (based on
+ <STRONG>LINE_MAX</STRONG>).
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> Some other implementations (such as Solaris xcurses) do the same,
+ while others (PDCurses) do not allow this.
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> NetBSD 7 curses imitates ncurses 6.1 in this regard, treating a <STRONG>-1</STRONG>
+ as an indefinite number of characters.
+
+
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
Functions: <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wch.3x.html">curs_get_wch(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_getstr.3x.html">curs_getstr(3x)</A></STRONG>.
- <STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wstr.3x.html">curs_get_wstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
+ <STRONG><A HREF="curs_get_wstr.3x.html">curs_get_wstr(3x)</A></STRONG>
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