The Single UNIX ® Specification, Version 2
Copyright © 1997 The Open Group


inch, mvinch, mvwinch, winch - input a single-byte character and rendition from a window


#include <curses.h>

chtype inch(void);

chtype mvinch(int y, int x);

chtype mvwinch(WINDOW *win, int y, int x);

chtype winch(WINDOW *win);


These functions return the character and rendition, of type chtype, at the current or specified position in the current or specified window.


Upon successful completion, the functions return the specified character and rendition. Otherwise, they return (chtype)ERR.


No errors are defined.


These functions are only guaranteed to operate reliably on character sets in which each character fits into a single byte, whose attributes can be expressed using only constants with the A_ prefix.



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