uwidth_max (3) - Linux Man Pages

uwidth_max: Number of bytes a character can occupy. Allegro game programming library.

NAME

uwidth_max - Number of bytes a character can occupy. Allegro game programming library.

SYNOPSIS

#include <allegro.h>

int uwidth_max(int type);

DESCRIPTION

Low level helper function for working with Unicode text data. Returns the largest number of bytes that one character can occupy in the given encoding format. Pass U_CURRENT to represent the current format. Example:

   char *temp_buffer = malloc(256 * uwidth_max(U_UTF8));

SEE ALSO

uwidth(3), ucwidth(3)