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form_variables(3FORM) form_variables(3FORM)

NAME

TYPE_ALNUM, TYPE_ALPHA, TYPE_ENUM, TYPE_INTEGER, TYPE_IPV4, TYPE_NUMERIC, TYPE_REGEXP - form system global variables

SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_ALNUM;
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_ALPHA;
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_ENUM;
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_INTEGER;
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_IPV4;
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_NUMERIC;
FIELDTYPE * TYPE_REGEXP;

DESCRIPTION

These are building blocks for the form library, defining fields that can be created using the form_fieldtype(3X) functions. Each provides functions for field- and character-validation, according to the given datatype.

TYPE_ALNUM

This holds alphanumeric data.

TYPE_ALPHA

This holds alphabetic data.

TYPE_ENUM

This holds an enumerated type.

TYPE_INTEGER

This holds a decimal integer.

TYPE_IPV4

This holds an IPv4 internet address, e.g., "127.0.0.1".

TYPE_NUMERIC

This holds a decimal number, with optional sign and decimal point.

TYPE_REGEXP

This holds a regular expression.

PORTABILITY

The TYPE_IPV4 variable is an extension not provided by older implementations of the form library.

SEE ALSO

form(3FORM).