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NAME

wcswidth - "number of column positions in wide-character string"

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Standards

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In wchar.h int wcswidth "const wchar_t *pwcs" "size_t n"

DESCRIPTION

The wcswidth function determines the number of column positions required for the first n characters of pwcs, or until a null wide character (L’\0’) is encountered.

RETURN VALUES

The wcswidth function returns 0 if pwcs is an empty string (L""), -1 if a non-printing wide character is encountered, otherwise it returns the number of column positions occupied.

SEE ALSO

iswprint(3), wcwidth(3)

STANDARDS


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