DELWIN(3XCURSES) X/Open Curses Library Functions DELWIN(3XCURSES)

delwin - delete a window

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#include <curses.h>
int delwin(WINDOW *win);

The delwin() function deletes the specified window, freeing up the memory associated with it.

Deleting a parent window without deleting its subwindows and then trying to manipulate the subwindows will have undefined results.

win
Is a pointer to the window that is to be deleted.

On success, this functions returns OK. Otherwise, it returns ERR.

None.

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability Standard
MT-Level Unsafe

derwin(3XCURSES), dupwin(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), attributes(5), standards(5)

June 5, 2002 OmniOS