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scanw(3cur)							   scanw(3cur)

Name
       scanw, mvscanw, mvwscanw, wscanw - formatted read from window

Syntax
       #include <cursesX.h>

       int scanw(fmt [, arg] ...)
       char ∗fmt;

       int wscanw(win, fmt [, arg] ...)
       WINDOW ∗win;
       char ∗fmt;

       int mvscanw(y, x, fmt [, arg] ...)
       int y, x;
       char ∗fmt;

       int mvwscanw(win, y, x, fmt [, arg] ...)
       WINDOW ∗win;
       int y, x;
       char ∗fmt;

Description
       These  routines correspond to The function reads input from the default
       window.	The function reads input from the specified window.  The func‐
       tion  moves  the	 cursor to the specified position and then reads input
       from the default window.	 The function moves the cursor to  the	speci‐
       fied position and then reads input from the specified window.

       For  all	 the functions, the routine is called to get a string from the
       window, and the resulting line is used as  input	 for  the  scan.   All
       character  interpretation  is  carried  out  according  to the function
       rules.

Return Values
       Upon successful completion, the and  functions  return  the  number  of
       items  successfully  matched.  On end-of-file, they return EOF.	Other‐
       wise they return ERR.

See Also
       wgetstr(3cur), scanf(3s)

								   scanw(3cur)
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