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

unctrl - generate printable representation of a character

cc [ flag... ] file... -I /usr/xpg4/include  -L  /usr/xpg4/lib \
 -R  /usr/xpg4/lib  -lcurses  [ library... ]
c89 [ flag... ] file... -lcurses [ library... ]
#include <unctrl.h>
char *unctrl(chtype c);

Is a character.

The unctrl() function generates a character string that is a printable representation of c. If c is a control character,it is converted to the ^X notation. If c contains rendition information, the effect is undefined.

Upon successful completion, the unctrl() function returns the generated string. Otherwise, it returns a null pointer.

No errors are defined.

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

Interface Stability Standard
MT-Level Unsafe

addch(3XCURSES), addstr(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), wunctrl(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)

June 5, 2002 OmniOS