Newbie question (anyone programming with curses?)

Peter Hansen peter at
Sun Jun 23 18:16:39 CEST 2002

hellboy wrote:
> I'm quite new to Python, but I'm positive that version 2.2 (for Windows)
> comes without curses module, though documentation states it is included.
> import curses gives me "Import Error: no module named curses" message.
> Anyone knows where to download curses module (for Windows)?

A quick google search (
brought up a number of results, including a link to the curses How-To
by Kuchling and Raymond which has this to say:

  "No one has made a Windows port of the curses module. On a Windows 
   platform, try the Console module written by Fredrik Lundh."


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