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Re: Dialog and large selection lists

From: nick black
Subject: Re: Dialog and large selection lists
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 09:43:52 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Peter Hansson left as an exercise for the reader:
> I'm trying to use Dialog for some rather large selection lists (in the range 
> 20-100 items).
> User must select one and one only of these items.
> For this purpose I'm using the menu widget.

I've written pretty gross code to handle a similar situation. It's currently
embedded within 
but I'm someday soon going to extract some of these routines and expose them
as an ncurses extension library. Feel free to rip anything here off you'd

nick black     http://www.sprezzatech.com -- unix and hpc consulting
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