form_new(3X)form_new(3X)NAMEform_new - create and destroy forms
FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
int free_form(FORM *form);
The function new_form creates a new form connected to a specified field
pointer array (which must be NULL-terminated).
The function free_form disconnects form from its field array and frees
the storage allocated for the form.
The function new_form returns NULL on error.
The function free_form returns one of the following:
E_OK The routine succeeded.
System error occurred (see errno).
Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
The form has already been posted.
SEE ALSOcurses(3X), form(3X).
The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file
These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not sup‐
ported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S.