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Could anyone tell me where I could find resources on how to write console menus (console "GUIs")? Thanks devnull...
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    Could anyone tell me where I could find resources on how to write console menus (console "GUIs")?

    Thanks

    devnull

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    Could you give an example? a well know application already written maybe?

    im not 100% sure i know at the moment what you want.

    Cheers,

    Jason

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    I would like to write an application with a similar console interface like midnight commander

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    What you are proberly looking for, is "NCurses". I beleive this is the homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/ncurses/ncurses.html if you look at the bottom, it says that MC uses NCurses.

    There is a programming HOWTO here:
    http://en.tldp.org/HOWTO/NCURSES-Programming-HOWTO/

    The programming howto looks pretty interesting, i think i may also have a good read of it also.

    Hope that helps.

    Jason

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    excellent. Thanks a million!

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    found this tutorial as well: http://web.cs.mun.ca/~rod/ncurses/ncurses.html

    pretty good IMO.

    Jason

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