Problems with curses

Siddhant siddhantgoel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 11:42:44 CEST 2008


On Jul 13, 6:22 pm, Clay Hobbs <c... at lakeserv.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 12 Jul 2008 20:49:56 -0400, Clay Hobbs wrote:
>
> > >       Unfortunately, the error message isn't very helpful.
>
> > But it would be helpful to tell it.  If you get exceptions, always
> > copy'n'paste the traceback here.  People might know what the exception
> > means and share their wisdom.
>
> Here is the error message:
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "./text_adventure.py", line 25, in <module>
>     curses.wrapper(main)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/curses/wrapper.py", line 44, in wrapper
>     return func(stdscr, *args, **kwds)
>   File "./text_adventure.py", line 19, in main
>     stdscr.scroll(3)
> _curses.error: scroll() returned ERR
>
> -- Ratfink

You need to put a stdscr.scrollok(True) in the beginning. That should
avoid the exception.
-Siddhant



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