wcswidth - determine columns needed for a fixed-size wide-character string
#define _XOPEN_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
int wcswidth(const wchar_t *s, size_t n);
The wcswidth() function returns the number of columns needed to represent
the wide-character string pointed to by s, but at most n wide
characters. If a nonprintable wide character occurs among these characters, -1
The wcswidth() function returns the number of column positions for the
wide-character string s, truncated to at most length n.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
The behavior of wcswidth() depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the
This page is part of release 5.07 of the Linux man-pages project. A
description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest
version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.