detect terminal width
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Wed May 2 15:57:53 CEST 2001
"Bruce Edge" <bedge at troikanetworks.com> writes:
> Without using curses, can I detect terminal row/col settings from python?
Hmm, I posted this just a few weeks back:
This works for me:
# Eep! this next should be made rather more portable (ie. fallback to
# env vars, then tigetstr("lines"), etc).
height, width = struct.unpack(
"hhhh", ioctl(0, TERMIOS.TIOCGWINSZ ,"\000"*8))[0:2]
return height, width
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and I can't find the bug I'm supposed to fix'.
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