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Re: readline-like program

From: James Strother
Subject: Re: readline-like program
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 14:42:42 -0800
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Thanks for all of the helpful suggestions!  

On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 09:11:53PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, James Strother wrote:
> >This sets the WINDOW size to the physical screen size, which is not
> >what I want.  I want the rest of the terminal to be unaffected with
> >just a single terminal-input line at the end.  I tried (and tried..)
> >various combinations of setupterm and newwin, but I couldn't quite
> >get it to work.  Is there a "curses" way to do this or am I stuck
> >using termcap?
> Generally curses deals with full-screen stuff (in part because some 
> terminals used to behave radically different in full-screen vs 
> command-line).  It does implement a function "filter()", which tells
> ncurses to limit itself to a single line.  There's an example in the
> ncurses sources (test/filter.c) which demonstrates this.
> -- 
> Thomas E. Dickey
> http://invisible-island.net
> ftp://invisible-island.net

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