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

getwin, putwin - read a window from, and write a window to, a file

cc [ flag... ] file... -I /usr/xpg4/include  -L  /usr/xpg4/lib \
 -R  /usr/xpg4/lib  -lcurses  [ library... ]
c89 [ flag... ] file... -lcurses [ library... ]
#include <curses.h>
WINDOW *getwin(FILE *filep);

int putwin(WINDOW *win, FILE *filep);

The getwin() function reads window-related data (written earlier by putwin()) from the stdio stream pointed to by filep. It then creates and initializes a new window using that data.

The putwin() function writes all the data associated with the window pointed to by win to the stdio stream pointed to by filep. The getwin() function can later retrieve this data.

Is a pointer to a stdio stream.


Is a pointer to a window.

On success, the getwin() function returns a pointer to the new window created. Otherwise, it returns a null pointer.

On success, the putwin() function returns OK. Otherwise, it returns ERR.


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

Interface Stability Standard
MT-Level Unsafe

libcurses(3XCURSES), scr_dump(3XCURSES), attributes(5), standards(5)

June 5, 2002 OmniOS