curses! trouble with pads and panels

Thomas Dickey dickey at
Tue Sep 2 15:06:38 CEST 2003

Edmond Ho <edho at> wrote:
> Hi, I'm having trouble with a small curses program. I'm associate a pad with
> a panel. As I understand, a pad is supposed to be just a window with an
> arbitrary size. That seems to imply that a pad can be treated like a normal

not exactly - some special handling is needed in the library to make it
treat pads like a normal window.  Your example may be a case where it's
not implemented.

Thomas E. Dickey <dickey at> <dickey at>

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