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Programmer's guide to NCurses [electronic resource] / Dan Gookin.

By: Gookin, Dan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., c2007Description: 1 online resource (xx, 556 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780470140130 (electronic bk.); 0470140135 (electronic bk.).Other title: NCurses.Subject(s): UNIX (Computer file) | Operating systems (Computers) | Graphical user interfaces (Computer systems) | COMPUTERS -- Operating Systems -- Linux | COMPUTERS -- Operating Systems -- UNIX | COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- Linux & UNIX AdministrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Programmer's guide to NCurses.DDC classification: 005.4/32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover -- About the Author -- Credits -- TOC36;Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Assumptions -- Curses or NCurses63; -- Conventions -- Compatibility Issues -- Contacting the Author -- CH36;Chapter 1 The Setup -- NCurses Is a UNIX Thing -- Run 40;Don8217;t Walk41; to a Terminal Screen Near You -- Know Something About the Shell -- Make a Place for Your Stuff -- Using an Editor to Create an NCurses Program -- Know Thy Compiler -- All Done33; -- CH36;Chapter 2 Basic I47;O44; the NCurses Way -- The Skeleton -- Writing Text -- Reading Text -- CH36;Chapter 3 Formatting Text -- Text Abuse with Text Attributes -- Can It Do Color63; -- Coloring a Window -- Noise44; Too33; -- CH36;Chapter 4 Around the Window -- Measuring the Standard Screen -- Moving the Cursor Around -- Whither the Cursor63; -- CH36;Chapter 5 More Text Manipulation -- Inserting and Deleting Functions -- Editing Shakespeare -- Less of Hamlet -- CH36;Chapter 6 Clearing and Zapping -- Commands to Erase Chunks of the Screen -- Clrto means Clear To -- You Mean that8217;s It for My NCurses Erasing Fun and Excitement63; -- CH36;Chapter 7 Keyboard Madness33; -- Reading from the Keyboard -- Reading Special Keys -- CH36;Chapter 8 Windows44; Windows Everywhere33; -- Ye Olde Standard Screen -- Making Windows -- Removing a Window -- Dueling Windows -- On Your Own -- CH36;Chapter 9 Subwindows -- The Thing with Subwindows -- Making Subwindows -- Sub45;subwindows -- Removing a Subwindow -- Subwindows Versus Windows -- CH36;Chapter 10 More Window Tricks -- Copying Window Contents -- Scrolling Around -- The Moving Experience -- CH36;Chapter 11 Dig My Pad44; Man -- The Monster Window -- Subpads -- Removing a Pad -- Pad Miscellany -- CH36;Chapter 12 The Joy of Soft Labels -- What Is a Soft Label63; -- Doing the Soft Label Thing -- Soft Labels Here and Gone -- Hooking in the Function Keys -- CH36;Chapter 13 Messing Mit der Mouse -- Hello44; Mouse -- Reading the Mouse -- To Eek or Not to Eek63; -- CH36;Chapter 14 A Mixture of Stuff -- Adios44; Cursor -- Line Drawing -- Between NCurses and Disk -- Appendix A NCurses Library Reference -- addch40;41; -- addchstr40;41; -- addstr40;41; -- assume_ default_ colors40;41; -- attr_ get40;41; -- attroff40;41; -- attron40;41; -- attrset40;41; -- baudrate40;41; -- beep40;41; -- bkgd40;41; -- bkgdset40;41; -- border40;41; -- box40;41; -- can_ change_ color40;41; -- cbreak40;41; -- chgat40;41; -- clear40;41; -- clearok40;41; -- clrtobot40;41; -- clrtoeol40;41; -- color_ content40;41; -- color_ set40;41; -- COLORS -- COLOR_ PAIRS -- COLS -- copywin40;41; -- curs_ set40;41; -- curses_ version40;41; -- delch40;41; -- deleteln40;41; -- delscreen40;41; -- delwin40;41; -- derwin40;41; -- doupdate40;41; -- dupwin40; win41; -- echo40;41; -- echochar40;41; -- endwin40;41; -- erase40;41; -- erasechar40;41; -- ERR -- FALSE -- filter40;41; -- flash40;41; -- flushinp40; &
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Cover -- About the Author -- Credits -- TOC36;Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Assumptions -- Curses or NCurses63; -- Conventions -- Compatibility Issues -- Contacting the Author -- CH36;Chapter 1 The Setup -- NCurses Is a UNIX Thing -- Run 40;Don8217;t Walk41; to a Terminal Screen Near You -- Know Something About the Shell -- Make a Place for Your Stuff -- Using an Editor to Create an NCurses Program -- Know Thy Compiler -- All Done33; -- CH36;Chapter 2 Basic I47;O44; the NCurses Way -- The Skeleton -- Writing Text -- Reading Text -- CH36;Chapter 3 Formatting Text -- Text Abuse with Text Attributes -- Can It Do Color63; -- Coloring a Window -- Noise44; Too33; -- CH36;Chapter 4 Around the Window -- Measuring the Standard Screen -- Moving the Cursor Around -- Whither the Cursor63; -- CH36;Chapter 5 More Text Manipulation -- Inserting and Deleting Functions -- Editing Shakespeare -- Less of Hamlet -- CH36;Chapter 6 Clearing and Zapping -- Commands to Erase Chunks of the Screen -- Clrto means Clear To -- You Mean that8217;s It for My NCurses Erasing Fun and Excitement63; -- CH36;Chapter 7 Keyboard Madness33; -- Reading from the Keyboard -- Reading Special Keys -- CH36;Chapter 8 Windows44; Windows Everywhere33; -- Ye Olde Standard Screen -- Making Windows -- Removing a Window -- Dueling Windows -- On Your Own -- CH36;Chapter 9 Subwindows -- The Thing with Subwindows -- Making Subwindows -- Sub45;subwindows -- Removing a Subwindow -- Subwindows Versus Windows -- CH36;Chapter 10 More Window Tricks -- Copying Window Contents -- Scrolling Around -- The Moving Experience -- CH36;Chapter 11 Dig My Pad44; Man -- The Monster Window -- Subpads -- Removing a Pad -- Pad Miscellany -- CH36;Chapter 12 The Joy of Soft Labels -- What Is a Soft Label63; -- Doing the Soft Label Thing -- Soft Labels Here and Gone -- Hooking in the Function Keys -- CH36;Chapter 13 Messing Mit der Mouse -- Hello44; Mouse -- Reading the Mouse -- To Eek or Not to Eek63; -- CH36;Chapter 14 A Mixture of Stuff -- Adios44; Cursor -- Line Drawing -- Between NCurses and Disk -- Appendix A NCurses Library Reference -- addch40;41; -- addchstr40;41; -- addstr40;41; -- assume_ default_ colors40;41; -- attr_ get40;41; -- attroff40;41; -- attron40;41; -- attrset40;41; -- baudrate40;41; -- beep40;41; -- bkgd40;41; -- bkgdset40;41; -- border40;41; -- box40;41; -- can_ change_ color40;41; -- cbreak40;41; -- chgat40;41; -- clear40;41; -- clearok40;41; -- clrtobot40;41; -- clrtoeol40;41; -- color_ content40;41; -- color_ set40;41; -- COLORS -- COLOR_ PAIRS -- COLS -- copywin40;41; -- curs_ set40;41; -- curses_ version40;41; -- delch40;41; -- deleteln40;41; -- delscreen40;41; -- delwin40;41; -- derwin40;41; -- doupdate40;41; -- dupwin40; win41; -- echo40;41; -- echochar40;41; -- endwin40;41; -- erase40;41; -- erasechar40;41; -- ERR -- FALSE -- filter40;41; -- flash40;41; -- flushinp40; &

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