new_form, free_form - create and destroy forms
FORM *new_form(FIELD **fields);
int free_form(FORM *form);
The function new_form creates a new form connected to a specified field pointer array (which must be NULL-terminated).
The function free_form disconnects form from its field array and frees the storage allocated for the form.
The function new_form returns NULL on error. It sets errno according to the function's success:
- The routine succeeded.
- Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
- The field is already connected to a form.
- System error occurred, e.g., malloc failure.
The function free_form returns one of the following:
The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.
These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.