menu_back,     menu_fore,     menu_grey,    menu_pad,    set_menu_back,
   set_menu_fore,  set_menu_grey,  set_menu_pad  -  color  and   attribute
   control for menus


   #include <menu.h>
   int set_menu_fore(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
   chtype menu_fore(const MENU *menu);
   int set_menu_back(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
   chtype menu_back(const MENU *menu);
   int set_menu_grey(MENU *menu, chtype attr);
   chtype menu_grey(const MENU *menu);
   int set_menu_pad(MENU *menu, int pad);
   int menu_pad(const MENU *menu);


   The  function set_menu_fore sets the foreground attribute of menu. This
   is the highlight used for selected menu items.  menu_fore  returns  the
   foreground attribute.  The default is A_REVERSE.

   The  function set_menu_back sets the background attribute of menu. This
   is the highlight used for selectable (but not currently selected)  menu
   items.   The  function menu_back returns the background attribute.  The
   default is A_NORMAL.

   The function set_menu_grey sets the grey attribute of menu. This is the
   highlight  used  for un-selectable menu items in menus that permit more
   than one selection.  The function menu_grey returns the grey attribute.
   The default is A_UNDERLINE.

   The  function  set_menu_pad  sets  the character used to fill the space
   between the name and  description  parts  of  a  menu  item.   menu_pad
   returns the given menu's pad character.  The default is a blank.


   These routines return one of the following:

   E_OK The routine succeeded.

        System error occurred (see errno).

        Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.


   ncurses(3NCURSES)  and  related  pages  whose  names  begin "menu_" for
   detailed descriptions of the entry points.


   The  header  file  <menu.h>  automatically  includes  the  header  file


   These  routines  emulate  the  System  V  menu  library.  They were not
   supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.


   Juergen Pfeifer.  Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S.



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