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<H1 class="no-header">form_field_attributes 3x</H1>
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</PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
       <STRONG>form_field_attributes</STRONG> - color and attribute control for form fields


</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
       <STRONG>#include</STRONG> <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>
       int set_field_fore(FIELD *field, chtype attr);
       chtype field_fore(const FIELD *field);
       int set_field_back(FIELD *field, chtype attr);
       chtype field_back(const FIELD *field);
       int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad);
       int field_pad(const FIELD *field);


</PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
       The  function  <STRONG>set_field_fore</STRONG>  sets  the foreground attribute of <EM>field</EM>.
       This is the highlight used to display the field contents.  The function
       <STRONG>field_fore</STRONG>  returns  the foreground attribute.  The default is <STRONG>A_STAND-</STRONG>
       <STRONG>OUT</STRONG>.

       The function <STRONG>set_field_back</STRONG> sets the background attribute of <EM>form</EM>. This
       is  the  highlight  used to display the extent fields in the form.  The
       function <STRONG>field_back</STRONG> returns the background attribute.  The  default  is
       <STRONG>A_NORMAL</STRONG>.

       The  function  <STRONG>set_field_pad</STRONG> sets the character used to fill the field.
       The function <STRONG>field_pad</STRONG> returns the given  form's  pad  character.   The
       default is a blank.


</PRE><H2><a name="h2-RETURN-VALUE">RETURN VALUE</a></H2><PRE>
       These routines return one of the following:

       <STRONG>E_OK</STRONG> The routine succeeded.

       <STRONG>E_BAD_ARGUMENT</STRONG>
            Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.

       <STRONG>E_SYSTEM_ERROR</STRONG>
            System error occurred (see <STRONG>errno(3)</STRONG>).


</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>  and  related  pages  whose names begin "form_" for detailed
       descriptions of the entry points.


</PRE><H2><a name="h2-NOTES">NOTES</a></H2><PRE>
       The  header  file  <STRONG>&lt;form.h&gt;</STRONG>  automatically  includes  the  header  file
       <STRONG>&lt;curses.h&gt;</STRONG>.


</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.


</PRE><H2><a name="h2-AUTHORS">AUTHORS</a></H2><PRE>
       Juergen Pfeifer.  Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S.
       Raymond.



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