curses.setsyx()?

brad.at.school at gmail.com brad.at.school at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 22:16:31 CEST 2008


On Sep 22, 11:24 pm, Tim Roberts <t... at probo.com> wrote:
> 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:
>
> >> > linkmaster032... at gmail.com wrote:
>
> >> > >I tried curses.setsyx(2,3) in my script and it doesn't move the curses
> >> > >cursor. Any alternatives/solutions?
>
> >> > 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.
>
> >> 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:
>
> >> curses.echo()
> >> curses.curs_set(1)
> >> curses.setsyx(2,3)
> >> curses.doupdate()
>
> >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

Run that and press 'n' key. It is supposed to move the cursor to 2,3
and it doesn't.



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