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1 files changed, 17 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/man/curs_mouse.3x b/man/curs_mouse.3x
index 23f9f9c6d7d0..01dc68297623 100644
--- a/man/curs_mouse.3x
+++ b/man/curs_mouse.3x
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
'\" t
-.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2005,2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
+.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2009,2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
.\" *
.\" Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a *
.\" copy of this software and associated documentation files (the *
@@ -27,15 +27,16 @@
.\" authorization. *
-.\" $Id: curs_mouse.3x,v 1.30 2006/12/30 23:43:34 tom Exp $
+.\" $Id: curs_mouse.3x,v 1.38 2010/12/04 18:38:55 tom Exp $
.TH curs_mouse 3X ""
.hy 0
\fBgetmouse\fR, \fBungetmouse\fR,
\fBmousemask\fR, \fBwenclose\fR,
\fBmouse_trafo\fR, \fBwmouse_trafo\fR,
-\fBmouseinterval\fR - mouse interface through curses
+\fBmouseinterval\fR \- mouse interface through curses
@@ -53,6 +54,8 @@ typedef struct
+\fBbool has_mouse(void);\fR
\fBint getmouse(MEVENT *event);\fR
\fBint ungetmouse(MEVENT *event);\fR
@@ -146,6 +149,9 @@ x in the event structure coordinates will be screen-relative character-cell
The returned state mask will have exactly one bit set to
indicate the event type.
+The corresponding data in the queue is marked invalid.
+A subsequent call to \fBgetmouse\fP will retrieve the next older
+item from the queue.
The \fBungetmouse\fR function behaves analogously to \fBungetch\fR.
It pushes
@@ -194,9 +200,12 @@ second) that can elapse between press and release events for them to
be recognized as a click.
Use \fBmouseinterval(0)\fR to disable click resolution.
This function returns the previous interval value.
-Use \fBmouseinterval(-1)\fR to obtain the interval without altering it.
+Use \fBmouseinterval(\-1)\fR to obtain the interval without altering it.
The default is one sixth of a second.
+The \fBhas_mouse\fP function returns TRUE if the mouse driver has been
+successfully initialized.
Note that mouse events will be ignored when input is in cooked mode, and will
cause an error beep when cooked mode is being simulated in a window by a
function such as \fBgetstr\fR that expects a linefeed for input-loop
@@ -211,6 +220,7 @@ upon successful completion.
returns an error.
If no mouse driver was initialized, or
if the mask parameter is zero,
+it also returns an error if no more events remain in the queue.
.TP 5
returns an error if the FIFO is full.
@@ -256,7 +266,7 @@ Under \fBncurses\fR(3X), these calls are implemented using either
xterm's built-in mouse-tracking API or
platform-specific drivers including
-Alessandro Rubini's gpm server.
+Alessandro Rubini's gpm server
FreeBSD sysmouse
@@ -301,10 +311,5 @@ the terminal description, then the terminal may send mouse events.
-.\"# The following sets edit modes for GNU EMACS
-.\"# Local Variables:
-.\"# mode:nroff
-.\"# fill-column:79
-.\"# End: