[fpc-pascal]inputs under Linux console

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Thu Mar 15 19:20:50 CET 2001

On Thu, 15 Mar 2001 steeve133 at gmx.de wrote:

> i have a problem with some inputs under fpc.
> I wrote the programs how under Turbo Pascal (Dos), but i do not know,
> why the inputs can not be modified.
> Here is one example:
> program test123;
> uses crt;
> var name    : string[20];
> Begin
> gotoxy(3,3);writeln('Please enter your name: ');
> gotoxy(30,3);readln(name);
> .....
> end;
> If i put in the name, i have to do it very correctly, because i cannot
> use the key how BACKSPACE or DELETE to modify a sign.

Are you using version 1.0.4? It not being able to use backspace with
the linux crt unit was fixed in that version.


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