Curses Python Programming - statusline
mwh at python.net
Mon Mar 3 16:34:30 CET 2003
Eliran Gonen <eg at rootshell.be> writes:
> I just started messing with curses programming and now I'm trying
> to use a feature which C curses programs use: the statusline.
> I want my program to have a line of text at the bottom of the screen,
> regardless of the size of the terminal like in the 'mutt' mail client.
> Is this possible?
> I heard several other curses functions that were implemented in C aren't
> implemented in Python.
There's a list of these at the top of Modules/_cursesmodule.c.
> I also saw several C curses programs that use a 'struct' to get the screen
> size - this way they "calculate" the position of the statusline.
The 'getmaxyx()' method on window objects -- in particular the one
returned by initscr() -- would seem to be a good start
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