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       Getting Terminal information -

       How to get information about the connected Terminal.

       #define BRLAPI_MAXNAMELENGTH   31

       int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi_getDriverName (char *buffer, size_t size)
       int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi__getDriverName (brlapi_handle_t *handle, char
           *buffer, size_t size)
       int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi_getDisplaySize (unsigned int *x, unsigned int
       int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi__getDisplaySize (brlapi_handle_t *handle,
           unsigned int *x, unsigned int *y)

Detailed Description

       Before using Raw mode or key codes, the application should always check
       the type of the connected terminal, to be sure it is really the one it

       One should also check for display size, so as to adjust further
       displaying on it.

Define Documentation

   #define BRLAPI_MAXNAMELENGTH   31 Maximum name length for names embeded in
       BrlAPI packets, not counting any termination   character

Function Documentation

   int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi__getDisplaySize (brlapi_handle_t * handle,
       unsigned int * x, unsigned int * y)
   int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi__getDriverName (brlapi_handle_t * handle, char *
       buffer, size_t size)
   int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi_getDisplaySize (unsigned int * x, unsigned int *
       y) Return the size of the braille display
   int BRLAPI_STDCALL brlapi_getDriverName (char * buffer, size_t size) Return
       the complete name of the driver used by brltty
       This function fills its argument with the whole name of the braille
       terminal if available, terminated with a '\0'.

           buffer is the buffer given by the application;
           size is the maximum size for the name buffer.

           -1 on error, or a positive value giving the size of the needed
           buffer, if the supplied one is to small (same as snprintf()).


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