curses.setsyx()?

linkmaster032000 at gmail.com linkmaster032000 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 22:50:28 CEST 2008


On Sep 23, 4:16 pm, brad.at.sch... at gmail.com wrote:
> On Sep 22, 11:24 pm, Tim Roberts <t... at probo.com> wrote:
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> > linkmaster032... at gmail.com wrote:
> > >On Sep 19, 6:42 pm, linkmaster032... at gmail.com wrote:
> > >> On Sep 19, 1:24 am, Tim Roberts <t... at probo.com> wrote:
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> > >> > linkmaster032... at gmail.com wrote:
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> > >> > >I tried curses.setsyx(2,3) in my script and it doesn't move the curses
> > >> > >cursor. Any alternatives/solutions?
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> > >> > Did you call doupdate after?  setsyx just manipulates the data structures.
> > >> > It takes a call to doupdate to force those changes to take effect visually.
> > >> > --
> > >> > Tim Roberts, t... at probo.com
> > >> > Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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> > >> I added it and it still doesn't work. This is what I'm doing when I
> > >> want to display the cursor and prepare it for input at 2,3:
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> > >> curses.echo()
> > >> curses.curs_set(1)
> > >> curses.setsyx(2,3)
> > >> curses.doupdate()
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> > >Any idea what's wrong?
>
> > No.  Are you able to post an entire sample that demonstrates the problem?
> > --
> > Tim Roberts, t... at probo.com
> > Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
>
> http://pastebin.com/m6413db1
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> Run that and press 'n' key. It is supposed to move the cursor to 2,3
> and it doesn't.

Sorry that was me, forgot to switch emails. But yes that is it. Remove
the line about ppm/settings.conf if you don't want to create it
because it will throw an exception.



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