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menu_new(3X)							  menu_new(3X)

NAME
       menu_new	- create and destroy menus

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<menu.h>
       MENU *new_menu(ITEM **items);
       int free_menu(MENU *menu);

DESCRIPTION
       The  function new_menu creates a	new menu connected to a	specified item
       pointer array (which must be NULL-terminated).

       The function free_menu disconnects menu from its	item array  and	 frees
       the storage allocated for the menu.

RETURN VALUE
       The  function  new_menu returns NULL on error.  It sets errno according
       to the function's failure:

       E_NOT_CONNECTED
	    No items are connected to the menu.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR
	    System error occurred, e.g., malloc	failure.

       The function free_menu returns one of the following:

       E_OK The	routine	succeeded.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR
	    System error occurred (see errno).

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

       E_POSTED
	    The	menu has already been posted.

SEE ALSO
       curses(3X), menu(3X).

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

PORTABILITY
       These  routines	emulate	the System V menu 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.

								  menu_new(3X)

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