curses, ncurses or something else

Dale Marvin dmarv at
Mon Jul 23 18:59:07 EDT 2018

On 7/23/18 3:24 PM, John Pote wrote:
> I recently wrote a command line app to take a stream of numbers, do some 
> signal processing on them and display the results on the console. There 
> may be several output columns of data so a title line is printed first. 
> But the stream of numbers may be several hundred long and the title line 
> disappears of the top on the console.
> So I thought it might be quick and easy to do something with curses to 
> keep the title line visable while the numbers roll up the screen. But 
> alas I'm a Windows user and the 'curses' module is not in the Windows 
> standard library for Python.
> It occured to me that I could create a simple tkinter class but I 
> haven't tinkered for some time and would have to refresh my knowledge of 
> the API. Just wondered if there was any other simple way I could keep 
> the title line on the console, preferably without having to install 
> another library.
> Ideas invited.

You didn't tell us much about your application but for analysis and 
display I like Jupiter Notebook. Plus it's easy to add graphs etc.


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