Subject: Re: Curses
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Andreas Heitmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/28/1994 09:59:47
>>>>> "David" == David Jones <email@example.com> writes:
David> I am about to undertake my first application using curses.
David> I notice in the Sun man page, that SYSV curses will
David> automatically decode cursor motion keys if the keypad()
David> function is called. No such function exists in BSD curses.
David> Do I have to roll my own - i.e. get a possibly multi-key
David> sequence and use timeouts to distinguish naked Esc from a
David> cursor key?
I'm not very familiar with NetBSD-Curses and I don't use it because it
lacks color capabilities. With some minor changes you can get ncurses
to compile (don't flame me, I know that this is Linuxish stuff). It
works with function keys, colors and underline/bold/inverse
Andreas Heitmann (firstname.lastname@example.org)
"Don't give me any of that intelligent life stuff.
Find me something I can blow up."
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