menu_attributes 3x 2023-11-25 ncurses 6.4 Library calls

menu_attributes(3x)              Library calls             menu_attributes(3x)


       menu_back,     menu_fore,     menu_grey,    menu_pad,    set_menu_back,
       set_menu_fore,  set_menu_grey,  set_menu_pad  -  color  and   attribute
       control for menus


       #include <menu.h>

       int set_menu_fore(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
       chtype menu_fore(const MENU *menu);

       int set_menu_back(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
       chtype menu_back(const MENU *menu);

       int set_menu_grey(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
       chtype menu_grey(const MENU *menu);

       int set_menu_pad(MENU *menu, int pad);
       int menu_pad(const MENU *menu);


       The  function set_menu_fore sets the foreground attribute of menu. This
       is the highlight used for selected menu items.  menu_fore  returns  the
       foreground attribute.  The default is A_REVERSE.

       The  function set_menu_back sets the background attribute of menu. This
       is the highlight used for selectable (but not currently selected)  menu
       items.   The  function menu_back returns the background attribute.  The
       default is A_NORMAL.

       The function set_menu_grey sets the grey attribute of menu. This is the
       highlight  used  for un-selectable menu items in menus that permit more
       than one selection.  The function menu_grey returns the grey attribute.
       The default is A_UNDERLINE.

       The  function  set_menu_pad  sets  the character used to fill the space
       between the name and  description  parts  of  a  menu  item.   menu_pad
       returns the given menu's pad character.  The default is a blank.


       These routines return one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

            System error occurred (see errno(3)).

            Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.


       These  routines  emulate  the  System  V  menu  library.  They were not
       supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.


       Juergen Pfeifer.  Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S.


       curses(3x)  and  related  pages  whose names begin "menu_" for detailed
       descriptions of the entry points.

ncurses 6.4                       2023-11-25               menu_attributes(3x)