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curses-pad

home

github.com/drbrain/curses-pad

rdoc

docs.seattlerb.org/curses-pad

bugs

github.com/drbrain/curses-pad/issues

Description

curses-pad adds newpad() support as Curses::Pad to the ruby curses extension. Curses::Pad makes it easy to create scrollable windows using curses.

Synopsis

A Curses::Pad may be used like a Curses::Window.

To load Curses::Pad:

require 'curses'
require 'curses/pad'

To create a pad that's twice the height of the screen

height = Curses.lines * 2
width  = Curses.cols

pad = Curses::Pad.new height, width

To change what is shown on the screen use #noutrefresh or #refresh:

pad.noutrefresh 2, 0,                     # pad min row, column
                0, 0,                     # screen min row, column
                Curses.lines, Curses.cols # screen max row, column

To change the size of the pad use #resize (from superclass Curses::Window):

pad.resize height * 4, width

Requirements

  • ruby 1.9

  • curses extension (require 'curses' must work)

Install

sudo gem install curses-pad

Developers

After checking out the source, run:

$ rake newb

This task will install any missing dependencies, run the tests/specs, and generate the RDoc.

License

(The Ruby License)

Copyright © Eric Hodel, MAEDA Shugo, others

Contains code from ext/curses/curses.c from ruby-trunk (see ext/curses/pad.c).

You can redistribute it and/or modify it under either the terms of the 2-clause BSDL (see the file BSDL), or the conditions below:

  1. You may make and give away verbatim copies of the source form of the software without restriction, provided that you duplicate all of the original copyright notices and associated disclaimers.

  2. You may modify your copy of the software in any way, provided that you do at least ONE of the following:

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    2. use the modified software only within your corporation or organization.

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