cursor positioning and color
bfarwick at juno.com
Thu Sep 26 05:32:41 EDT 2002
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> bfarwick at juno.com (brrrent) wrote in message news:<1b6dca50.0209231022.6fae7f6d at posting.google.com>...
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> > > Being new to python, I would like to know how one goes about such
> > > tasks as precise cursor positioning and output to screen in color.
> > >
> > Hi Mathew,
> > Curses is the way to go when using Linux/Unix.
> > Wconio is the way to go when using Microsoft.
> > You can find in the Vaults of Parnassus. If you have any trouble
> > locating it, let me know, I can email it to you. Small library, works
> > well.
> > All the best,
> > brrrent
> Thanks Brent. Appreciate it. Am I to understand that there are no
> python libraries that do this as a standard part of the python
A linux or unix distribution without curses is just about unheard of.
About the only chance of finding a linux installation without curses
would be in a standalone firewall box.
WConio is a "tiny" download and very worth it. Works like a champ.
One heck of a lot easier to grasp than curses. Many thanks to Mr.
Gonnerman for such a useful library. If you write a python WConio
app, why not just send WConio along with the python code. As I said,
> That would be preferable, as it would eliminate the requirement of
> the user have curses on their system before they can use the code.
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