Keyboard input

Jonathan Gardner jgardner at jonathangardner.net
Fri Jan 29 23:15:30 CET 2010


On Jan 29, 8:53 am, "Mr.SpOOn" <mr.spoo... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to get keyboard input in a python program. I need it to let the
> user choose some options, for example:
>
> 1) option 1
> 2) option 2
> 3) option 3
>
> and then to input some data to the program.
>
> I'm using the raw_input method and it works fine, but I noted that I
> can't use backspace and when I accidentally press shift space (because
> I need to input uppercase letters separated by a space) it writes some
> strange characters.
>
> So, is there another way to get keyboard input?
>
>

Maybe curses is overkill, but it will do what you need. Most
interactive console apps use curses. You've run into some of the
problems of simply reading STDIN.



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