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delay_output - delay output


#include <curses.h>

int delay_output(int ms);


On terminals that support pad characters, delay_output() pauses the output for at least ms milliseconds. Otherwise, the length of the delay is unspecified.


Upon successful completion, delay_output() returns OK. Otherwise, it returns ERR.


No errors are defined.


Whether or not the terminal supports pad characters, the delay_output() function is not a precise method of timekeeping.


Defined Capabilities , napms(), <curses.h>.

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