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Old 12-31-2008
Question programming in C, formatting output ?!

dear coders,
i need some inspiration again...
there is something what i always wanted to know... how to code following:

Code:
value 1: __________
value 2: __________

important: when my "script" starts the display has to be cleared and two lines are shown (see above), the cursor has to be positioned above first underscore in first line. when i start to write username, the underscore(s) has(have) to remain there! when i hit enter or tab, the cursor is positioned above the first underscore in the second line.
ideally the chain of underscores will look like a line Smilie

how would the C code look?
will i have to use ncurses?

kind regards

Last edited by pseudocoder; 01-01-2009 at 04:24 AM..
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Old 12-31-2008
If you have it you could simply use whiptail or dialog in a shell script.
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Old 01-01-2009
Data

to be honest, it doesn't help me in any way.

Last edited by pseudocoder; 01-01-2009 at 04:25 AM..
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