[Tutor] Writing to the terminal?

Bill Allen wallenpb at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 13:16:07 CET 2010

Still looking on this one, but I will be sure to post back to the list if I
find anything.

Bill Allen

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 5:23 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>wrote:

> Bill Allen wrote:
>> Anyone know how to get WConio.putch() to properly put out a box drawing
>> character to the screen in the while at a cmd prompt?   The code page is
>> 437, but it when I tell it to put out 188, for example, it get a 1/4
>> character instead of the box drawing character.
> My guess is that there is a mis-match between the code page you think you
> have, the code page you actually have, and the encoding that your terminal
> is set to.
> I suspect though that you might need to take this to a specialist WConio
> mailing list, if there is one, or at least the main Python list:
> python at python.org or comp.lang.python.
> Good luck, and if you do find the solution, don't forget to post it here
> for future reference.
> --
> Steven
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