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form_field_attributes(3X)			     form_field_attributes(3X)

NAME
       form_field_attributes - color and attribute control for form fields

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<form.h>
       int set_field_fore(FIELD	*field,	chtype attr);
       chtype field_fore(const FIELD *field);
       int set_field_back(FIELD	*field,	chtype attr);
       chtype field_back(const FIELD *field);
       int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad);
       int field_pad(const FIELD *field);

DESCRIPTION
       The  function  set_field_fore  sets  the	foreground attribute of	field.
       This is the highlight used to display the field contents.  The function
       field_fore  returns  the	foreground attribute.  The default is A_STAND-
       OUT.

       The function set_field_back sets	the background attribute of form. This
       is  the	highlight  used	to display the extent fields in	the form.  The
       function	field_back returns the background attribute.  The  default  is
       A_NORMAL.

       The  function  set_field_pad sets the character used to fill the	field.
       The function field_pad returns the given	form's pad character.  The de-
       fault is	a blank.

RETURN VALUE
       These routines return one of the	following:

       E_OK The	routine	succeeded.

       E_BAD_ARGUMENT
	    Routine detected an	incorrect or out-of-range argument.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR
	    System error occurred (see errno).

SEE ALSO
       curses(3X) and related pages whose names	begin "form_" for detailed de-
       scriptions of the entry points.

NOTES
       The  header  file  <form.h>  automatically  includes  the  header  file
       <curses.h>.

PORTABILITY
       These  routines emulate the System V forms library.  They were not sup-
       ported on Version 7 or BSD versions.

AUTHORS
       Juergen Pfeifer.	 Manual	pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S.
       Raymond.

						     form_field_attributes(3X)

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