menu_opts(3X) Library calls menu_opts(3X)

set_menu_opts, menu_opts_on, menu_opts_off, menu_opts - set and get menu options

#include <menu.h>
int set_menu_opts(MENU *menu, Menu_Options opts);
Menu_Options menu_opts(const MENU *menu);
int menu_opts_on(MENU *menu, Menu_Options opts);
int menu_opts_off(MENU *menu, Menu_Options opts);

The function set_menu_opts sets all the given menu's option bits (menu option bits may be logically-OR'ed together).

The function menu_opts_on turns on the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function menu_opts_off turns off the given option bits, and leaves others alone.

The function menu_opts returns the menu's current option bits.

The following options are defined (all are on by default):

Only one item can be selected for this menu.
Display the item descriptions when the menu is posted.
Display the menu in row-major order.
Ignore the case when pattern-matching.
Move the cursor to within the item name while pattern-matching.
Don't wrap around next-item and previous-item, requests to the other end of the menu.
If user clicks with the mouse and it does not fall on the currently active menu, push KEY_MOUSE and the MEVENT data back on the queue to allow processing in another part of the calling program.

Except for menu_opts, each routine returns one of the following:

The routine succeeded.
System error occurred (see errno(3)).
The menu is already posted.

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. Raymond.

curses(3X), menu(3X)

2024-03-16 ncurses 6.5