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Re: [bug-ncurses] How to use `rep' in xterm since ncurses-6.0-20170729

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [bug-ncurses] How to use `rep' in xterm since ncurses-6.0-20170729
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:37:36 -0400
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On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:13:33AM +0200, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 04:30:03PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > As an aside: ncurses won't try to repeat non-ASCII codes, because the
> > existing logic for UTF-8 vs ASCII line-drawing in ncurses would have to
> > be integrated with the "rep" (and if you read through PutAttrChar, you'll
> > see why I didn't do it yet).
> Taken ... I see that `tput rep' only work with the ASCII value of the VT100
> name of the glphys but not with the ASCII sign like `-' or the VT100 name
> its self like `p'
>   for glpyh in 112 113 114 115; do
>   tput -S <<-!
>   smacs
>   rep $glpyh 20
>   rmacs
>   !
>   done
> works but using `p q r s' does lead to error signs in XTerm

I don't see that here (see attached screenshot).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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