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screen control characters

Hi,

Can anyone help me with controlling the cursor position from a shell script. Things like moving left,right,up,down etc

Anyone have any ideas?

Last edited by ajcannon; 09-17-2007 at 07:31 AM..
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Use tput, e.g. to move the cursor up one line...
Code:
tput cuu1

See the manual pages for terminfo for more details.
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using tput

Many thanks - problem cracked!
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