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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: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 09:11:06 +0000 (UTC)
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On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 09:08:04 +1100, Timothy Allen wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Mar 2010 14:56:02 +0000 (UTC) Harishankar
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I tried looking at an alternative to ncurses, which is newt based on s-
>> lang, but it is very poorly documented and doesn't appear to be really
>> flexible enough for my needs.
> You might also be interested in Urwid:
>     http://excess.org/urwid/
> It's a Python-based widget toolkit, a little bit like GTK+ or Qt, but
> built on curses instead of X11.

Yes, urwid and stfl were two more options, but thing is it requires a 
complete code rehaul for my existing program as it uses event-driven 
model while the standard ncurses is plain procedural.

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

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