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Re: unable to switch to plain text mode

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: unable to switch to plain text mode
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 05:18:11 -0400
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On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 10:21:45PM -0400, address@hidden wrote:
> I'm writing a shell that uses curses, but programs like ps that only use
> printf() don't work properly, they display stair-stepping text.  I've
> tried using endwin(); refresh(), but that didn't work right, it quit
> completely, then reset the whole window....I tried nl() and nonl(), but
> those didn't work either.  How can I do this?

it's complicated to do properly (and hard to make portable).  I do something
like that in my directory editory (normally the top half of the file-list
screen is managed by curses, and the bottom half is available for shell
output).  See


Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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