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Re: Multiline text input possible at all using ncurses?

From: Harishankar
Subject: Re: Multiline text input possible at all using ncurses?
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 14:58:43 +0000 (UTC)
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On Sun, 28 Mar 2010 16:49:03 +0200, Stephan Beal wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Harishankar
> <address@hidden>wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply. I will take a look at the C API for ncurses,
>> because Python's curses module doesn't have a scrollable text view
>> (though it has a curses.textpad which allows multiline text input in
>> the visible window only).
> The closest thing the C API has to that is the PAD class, but it's not a
> plug-in solution to the problem of creating an editor (all editor
> functionality must be added to it). You might want to look at:
> http://www.vexus.ca/products/CDK/
> or:
> http://invisible-island.net/cdk/cdk.html
> (two similar projects, same names)

Actually CDK appears to have a python module here:


No idea whether it's fully usable as of now, but I will take a look at 
it. I replied slightly earlier to the thread before you did, but the 
message hasn't appeared for some reason.

Harishankar (http://harishankar.org http://literaryforums.org)

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