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Re: multi-line field issues

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: multi-line field issues
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 06:13:32 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 09:34:01PM +0000, Tjareson wrote:
> Sentinel <sentinel.2001 <at> gmx.com> writes:
> [...]
> > I have been studying some apps that 
> > use 
> > ncurses and found that none of them use multiline. Most just invoke vim or 
> > write their own.
> > 
> > Thus, at the time of set_field_buffer and field_buffer if data 
> > transformation can be done so a file can be read and set in, and then 
> > saved out, and it remains as is, it would be great.
> I'm currently implementing an application using ncurses and also tried to use 
> a 
> multiline field to edit longer texts. 
> Is there any solution to that issue? I have the problem that I can edit 
> properly 
> in a multiline field, I even can load a TEXT-field from MYSQL into it and it 
> gets displayed properly (also with new lines etc.)
> But I was never able to get more back from a multiline field that the first 
> row. 
> Someone wrote there is an application-wise workaround for that. Any ideas what
>  to do solve that issue?

The example "demo_forms" seems to work - I'm not sure what issue you're
reporting.  (A short sample program might help).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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