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initscr(3cur)							 initscr(3cur)

Name
       initscr - initialize terminal environment

Syntax
       #include <cursesX.h>

       WINDOW ∗initscr

Description
       This  routine determines the terminal type, initializes all data struc‐
       tures and allocates memory space for the	 windows.   It	also  arranges
       that the first call to the routine will clear the screen.

       The  first  routine  called  in	a program using routines should almost
       always be If errors occur, will write an appropriate error  message  to
       standard	 error	and exit.  If the program needs an indication of error
       conditions, should be used instead of

       Note that the program should only call once as  it  may	overflow  core
       memory  if  it  is  called  repeatedly.	 If  this  does	 occur, ERR is
       returned.

Return Values
       The function returns on success, and calls on error.

See Also
       newterm(3cur), refresh(3cur)

								 initscr(3cur)
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