[fpc-pascal]New to the list/question

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Wed Jul 9 23:26:14 CEST 2003

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, Kevin Monceaux wrote:

> Pascal enthusiasts,
> I'm new to the list and just wanted to introduce myself.  I got my first
> tast of Pascal in college on a VAX 11/750 under the VMS operating system.
> Nowdays Linux is my preferred platform.  I was thrilled to discover Free
> Pascal.  It's like becoming reacquanted with an old friend.  I have one
> question.  Are there any modules available to easily create text based
> user interfaces?  I know now days everyone prefers GUI interfaces.  For
> quick data entry one can't beat a good old text based user interface.

There are 3 or 4 ways :
- Use the video/keyboard/mouse units (documented)
- Use FVision. (undocumented, Turbo Vision Clone)
- Use ncurses  (Straight C header translation)
- Use ncrt/ocrt crt clone, based on ncurses.
  ocrt is an object-oriented windowing unit based on ncrt.


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