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* sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written *
* authorization. *
****************************************************************************
- * @Id: form_field_validation.3x,v 1.25 2020/02/02 23:34:34 tom Exp @
+ * @Id: form_field_validation.3x,v 1.33 2020/12/12 19:57:55 tom Exp @
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</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
<STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>
- int set_field_type(FIELD *field, FIELDTYPE *type, ...);
- FIELDTYPE *field_type(const FIELD *field);
- void *field_arg(const FIELD *field);
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_ALNUM;
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_ALPHA;
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_ENUM;
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_INTEGER;
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_NUMERIC;
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_REGEXP;
- FIELDTYPE *TYPE_IPV4;
+ <STRONG>void</STRONG> <STRONG>*field_arg(const</STRONG> <STRONG>FIELD</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>field</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*field_type(const</STRONG> <STRONG>FIELD</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>field</EM><STRONG>);</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>int</STRONG> <STRONG>set_field_type(FIELD</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>field</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*</STRONG><EM>type</EM><STRONG>,</STRONG> <STRONG>...);</STRONG>
+
+ /* predefined field types */
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_ALNUM;</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_ALPHA;</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_ENUM;</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_INTEGER;</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_NUMERIC;</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_REGEXP;</STRONG>
+ <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> <STRONG>*TYPE_IPV4;</STRONG>
</PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
- The function <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG> declares a data type for a given form
- field. This is the type checked by validation functions. The prede-
- fined types are as follows:
+ By default, no validation is done on form fields. You can associate a
+ form with with a <EM>field</EM> <EM>type</EM>, making the form library validate input.
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-field_arg">field_arg</a></H3><PRE>
+ Returns a pointer to the field's argument block. The <EM>argument</EM> <EM>block</EM> is
+ an opaque structure containing a copy of the arguments provided in a
+ <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG> call.
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-field_type">field_type</a></H3><PRE>
+ Returns a pointer to the <EM>field</EM> <EM>type</EM> associated with the form field,
+ i.e., by calling <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG>.
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-set_field_type">set_field_type</a></H3><PRE>
+ The function <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG> associates a field type with a given form
+ field. This is the type checked by validation functions. Most field
+ types are configurable, via arguments which the caller provides when
+ calling <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG>.
+
+ Several field types are predefined by the form library.
+
+
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Predefined-types">Predefined types</a></H3><PRE>
+ It is possible to set up new programmer-defined field types. Field
+ types are implemented via the <STRONG>FIELDTYPE</STRONG> data structure, which contains
+ several pointers to functions.
+
+ See the <STRONG><A HREF="form_fieldtype.3x.html">form_fieldtype(3x)</A></STRONG> manual page, which describes functions which
+ can be used to construct a field-type dynamically.
+
+ The predefined types are as follows:
TYPE_ALNUM
- Alphanumeric data. Requires a third <STRONG>int</STRONG> argument, a minimum field
- width.
+ Alphanumeric data. Required parameter:
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> a third <STRONG>int</STRONG> argument, a minimum field width.
TYPE_ALPHA
- Character data. Requires a third <STRONG>int</STRONG> argument, a minimum field
- width.
+ Character data. Required parameter:
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> a third <STRONG>int</STRONG> argument, a minimum field width.
TYPE_ENUM
- Accept one of a specified set of strings. Requires additional
- parameters:
+ Accept one of a specified set of strings. Required parameters:
<STRONG>o</STRONG> a third <STRONG>(char</STRONG> <STRONG>**)</STRONG> argument pointing to a string list;
<STRONG>o</STRONG> a fourth <STRONG>int</STRONG> flag argument to enable case-sensitivity;
- <STRONG>o</STRONG> and a fifth <STRONG>int</STRONG> flag argument specifying whether a partial
- match must be a unique one. If this flag is off, a prefix
- matches the first of any set of more than one list elements
- with that prefix.
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> a fifth <STRONG>int</STRONG> flag argument specifying whether a partial match
+ must be a unique one. If this flag is off, a prefix matches
+ the first of any set of more than one list elements with that
+ prefix.
- The library copies the string list, so you may use a list that
- lives in automatic variables on the stack.
+ The library copies the string list, so you may use a list that
+ lives in automatic variables on the stack.
TYPE_INTEGER
- Integer data, parsable to an integer by <STRONG>atoi(3)</STRONG>. Requires addi-
- tional parameters:
+ Integer data, parsable to an integer by <STRONG>atoi(3)</STRONG>. Required
+ parameters:
<STRONG>o</STRONG> a third <STRONG>int</STRONG> argument controlling the precision,
<STRONG>o</STRONG> a fourth <STRONG>long</STRONG> argument constraining minimum value,
- <STRONG>o</STRONG> and a fifth <STRONG>long</STRONG> constraining maximum value. If the maximum
- value is less than or equal to the minimum value, the range is
- simply ignored. On return, the field buffer is formatted
- according to the <STRONG>printf</STRONG> format specification ".*ld", where the
- "*" is replaced by the precision argument.
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> a fifth <STRONG>long</STRONG> constraining maximum value. If the maximum value
+ is less than or equal to the minimum value, the range is
+ simply ignored.
+
+ On return, the field buffer is formatted according to the <STRONG>printf</STRONG>
+ format specification ".*ld", where the "*" is replaced by the
+ precision argument.
- For details of the precision handling see <STRONG>printf(3)</STRONG>.
+ For details of the precision handling see <STRONG>printf(3)</STRONG>.
TYPE_NUMERIC
- Numeric data (may have a decimal-point part). This requires addi-
- tional parameters:
+ Numeric data (may have a decimal-point part). Required
+ parameters:
<STRONG>o</STRONG> a third <STRONG>int</STRONG> argument controlling the precision,
<STRONG>o</STRONG> a fourth <STRONG>double</STRONG> argument constraining minimum value,
<STRONG>o</STRONG> and a fifth <STRONG>double</STRONG> constraining maximum value. If your system
- supports locales, the decimal point character must be the one
- specified by your locale. If the maximum value is less than
+ supports locales, the decimal point character must be the one
+ specified by your locale. If the maximum value is less than
or equal to the minimum value, the range is simply ignored.
- On return, the field buffer is formatted according to the
- <STRONG>printf</STRONG> format specification ".*f", where the "*" is replaced
- by the precision argument.
+ On return, the field buffer is formatted according to the <STRONG>printf</STRONG>
+ format specification ".*f", where the "*" is replaced by the
+ precision argument.
- For details of the precision handling see <STRONG>printf(3)</STRONG>.
+ For details of the precision handling see <STRONG>printf(3)</STRONG>.
TYPE_REGEXP
- Regular expression data. Requires a regular expression <STRONG>(char</STRONG> <STRONG>*)</STRONG>
- third argument. The data is valid if the regular expression
- matches it.
+ Regular expression data. Required parameter:
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> a third argument, a regular expression <STRONG>(char</STRONG> <STRONG>*)</STRONG> string. The
+ data is valid if the regular expression matches it.
Regular expressions are in the format of <STRONG>regcomp</STRONG> and <STRONG>regexec</STRONG>.
@@ -145,22 +181,22 @@
trailing spaces around the digits.
TYPE_IPV4
- An Internet Protocol Version 4 address. This requires no addi-
- tional argument. The library checks whether or not the buffer has
- the form a.b.c.d, where a,b,c and d are numbers between 0 and 255.
- Trailing blanks in the buffer are ignored. The address itself is
+ An Internet Protocol Version 4 address. Required parameter:
+
+ <STRONG>o</STRONG> none
+
+ The form library checks whether or not the buffer has the form
+ <EM>a.b.c.d</EM>, where <EM>a</EM>, <EM>b</EM>, <EM>c</EM>, and <EM>d</EM> are numbers in the range 0 to 255.
+ Trailing blanks in the buffer are ignored. The address itself is
not validated.
This is an ncurses extension; this field type may not be available
in other curses implementations.
- It is possible to set up new programmer-defined field types. See the
- <STRONG><A HREF="form_fieldtype.3x.html">form_fieldtype(3x)</A></STRONG> manual page.
-
</PRE><H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
- The functions <STRONG>field_type</STRONG> and <STRONG>field_arg</STRONG> return <STRONG>NULL</STRONG> on error. The func-
- tion <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG> returns one of the following:
+ The functions <STRONG>field_type</STRONG> and <STRONG>field_arg</STRONG> return <STRONG>NULL</STRONG> on error. The
+ function <STRONG>set_field_type</STRONG> returns one of the following:
<STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.
@@ -169,7 +205,7 @@
</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
- <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form.3x.html">form(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form_variables.3x.html">form_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>.
+ <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form.3x.html">form(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form_fieldtype.3x.html">form_fieldtype(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="form_variables.3x.html">form_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>.
</PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
@@ -178,8 +214,8 @@
</PRE><H2><a name="h2-PORTABILITY">PORTABILITY</a></H2><PRE>
- These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not sup-
- ported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
+ These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not
+ supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
</PRE><H2><a name="h2-AUTHORS">AUTHORS</a></H2><PRE>
@@ -194,7 +230,14 @@
<ul>
<li><a href="#h2-NAME">NAME</a></li>
<li><a href="#h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></li>
-<li><a href="#h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a>
+<ul>
+<li><a href="#h3-field_arg">field_arg</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-field_type">field_type</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-set_field_type">set_field_type</a></li>
+<li><a href="#h3-Predefined-types">Predefined types</a></li>
+</ul>
+</li>
<li><a href="#h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></li>
<li><a href="#h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></li>
<li><a href="#h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></li>