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

stdscr - default window

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>
extern WINDOW *stdscr;

The external variable stdscr specifies the default window used by functions that to not specify a window using an argument of type WINDOW *. Other windows may be created using newwin().

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability Standard
MT-Level Unsafe

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

June 5, 2002 OmniOS