[fpc-pascal]HELP: how to port/recreate the WIN.TPU in a LINUX envirorment!

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Thu Mar 1 16:57:42 CET 2001

> Hello,
> I am trying to move a number of my applications to freepascal and would need
> some advise as how to implement a UNIT that can create/save/restore windows
> frames.
> In the past I have used Borlands WIN.TPU unit for DOS to make Windows frames
> and
> restore the old DOS windows.
> Is there a library function that does the same for a terminal window in
> Linux?
> The YaST installer for SuSe uses just the kind of "Window" overlaying that I
> would like to use.
> Can someone point me to some package or document for doing this.
> Worst_Case: is there a function call to "Get" the charater at a specific
>             display position from a linux terminal?

Try the ocrt unit

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